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The Supernatural Short Stories of Robert Louis Stevenson

The Supernatural Short Stories of Robert Louis Stevenson

by Robert Louis Stevenson
     
 

This volume contains all of Robert Louis Stevenson’s supernatural short stories, showcasing both his mastery of the genre and his interest in the otherworldly and the strange ways the human brain can distort reality. They include "The Body Snatchers," the chilling tale of an avenging ghost; "Olalla," one of the great horror stories in the English language and

Overview

This volume contains all of Robert Louis Stevenson’s supernatural short stories, showcasing both his mastery of the genre and his interest in the otherworldly and the strange ways the human brain can distort reality. They include "The Body Snatchers," the chilling tale of an avenging ghost; "Olalla," one of the great horror stories in the English language and possibly one of the best werewolf stories ever written, and "The Waif Woman," in which Stevenson tried to recreate the style of an Icelandic Saga and explore the destructive effects of greed.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780714535500
Publisher:
Riverrun Press, Incorporated
Publication date:
01/01/1986
Series:
The Scottish Library
Pages:
188

Meet the Author

Robert Louis Stevenson (1850–1894) was a Scottish novelist, poet, essayist, and travel writer. His novels include Kidnapped, Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, and Treasure Island.

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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