The Wrong Box by Robert Louis Stevenson

The Wrong Box by Robert Louis Stevenson

by Robert Louis Stevenson, Lloyd Osbourne
     
 
THE WRONG BOX is black comedy written by TREASURE ISLAND author Robert Louis Stevenson and his stepson, Lloyd Osbourne. The novel concerns the relationship between two brothers who are the last surviving members of a tontine, a common 19th century annuity scheme in which the capital passes to the last surviving investor.

Overview

THE WRONG BOX is black comedy written by TREASURE ISLAND author Robert Louis Stevenson and his stepson, Lloyd Osbourne. The novel concerns the relationship between two brothers who are the last surviving members of a tontine, a common 19th century annuity scheme in which the capital passes to the last surviving investor.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940013439337
Publisher:
Halcyon Press Ltd.
Publication date:
12/02/2011
Series:
Halcyon Classics , #1
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
506 KB

Meet the Author

Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson (1850-1894) was a Scottish novelist and writer. A sickly child, Stevenson was awkward and shy; he soon turned to writing. As an adult, Stevenson traveled extensively and enjoyed success with works such as KIDNAPPED, TREASURE ISLAND, and 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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