Follow the footsteps of Robert Louis Stevenson in a thrilling and meticulous travelogue that retraces his journey from Edinburgh to the South Seaswhere he died in Samoa at the age of just 44. A deliciously gossipy and beautifully researched book. "Rankin is a wizard...a natural sleuth, writes well in slim nuggety paragraphs, and he teaches us a great deal about Stevenson en route."Vogue. "Delightful...the ideal book to take with you on holiday."Independent. 5 3/8 X 8 1/2.