Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1894) was a novelist, poet, short-story writer, and essayist. In 1883, while bedridden with tuberculosis, he wrote what would become one of the best known and most beloved collections of children's poetry in the English language, A Child's Garden of Verses. Stevenson is also the author of such classics as Treasure Island, Kidnapped, and The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde.
Travels with a Donkey in the Cévennesby Robert Louis Stevenson
In the Cevennes, Stevenson toured that lovely portion of France in 1878 with a donkey as his sole companion. The story is brisk and light, and moves along with Stevenson's sharp and
Stevenson was set down in the middle of the 19th century and expired before its end. His life was short but brilliant. One of his principal means of fulfillment and discovery was travel.
In the Cevennes, Stevenson toured that lovely portion of France in 1878 with a donkey as his sole companion. The story is brisk and light, and moves along with Stevenson's sharp and memorable observations.
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Meet the Author
- Date of Birth:
- November 13, 1850
- Date of Death:
- December 3, 1894
- Place of Birth:
- Edinburgh, Scotland
- Place of Death:
- Vailima, Samoa
- Edinburgh University, 1875
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