Memories and Portraits (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

Memories and Portraits (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

by Robert Louis Stevenson
     
 

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Originally published in 1887, this is a moving and perceptive collection of Stevenson’s memories of his youth and portraits of people he had known, sometimes loved, and lost.  Inevitably, these wonderful reminiscences offer a wealth of insight into Stevenson’s own personality, character, and opinions.


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Overview

Originally published in 1887, this is a moving and perceptive collection of Stevenson’s memories of his youth and portraits of people he had known, sometimes loved, and lost.  Inevitably, these wonderful reminiscences offer a wealth of insight into Stevenson’s own personality, character, and opinions.


Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411436596
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
02/08/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
299
File size:
222 KB

Meet the Author

Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1894) was a Scottish novelist, poet, essayist, and travel writer. He struggled all his life against tuberculosis and traveled extensively in search of a climate suitable to his illness. His most famous works are Treasure Island, Kidnapped, and the Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde


Brief Biography

Date of Birth:
November 13, 1850
Date of Death:
December 3, 1894
Place of Birth:
Edinburgh, Scotland
Place of Death:
Vailima, Samoa
Education:
Edinburgh University, 1875

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