The Pavilion on the Links (annotated)

The Pavilion on the Links (annotated)

by Robert Louis Stevenson

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Overview

"The Pavilion on the Links" (1880) is a short story by Robert Louis Stevenson. It was first published in Cornhill Magazine (Vol. 42, Sept-Oct 1880).A revised version was included in The New Arabian Nights (1882). The story was considered by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle in 1890 as "the high-water mark of [Stevenson's] genius" and "the first short story in the world'".[3] Along with a number of other stories it was collected in a volume entitled The New Arabian Nights in 1882. This collection is seen as the starting point for the history of the English short story by Barry Menikoff.

The story was considered by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle in 1890 as "the high-water mark of [Stevenson's] genius" and "the first short story in the world'". Along with a number of other stories it was collected in a volume entitled The New Arabian Nights in 1882. This collection is seen as the starting point for the history of the English short story by Barry Menikoff.

The story was considered by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle in 1890 as "the high-water mark of [Stevenson's] genius" and "the first short story in the world'". Alongwith a number of other stories it was collected in a volume entitled The New Arabian Nights in 1882. This collection is seen as the starting point for the history of the English short story by Barry Menikoff.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781523489206
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 01/20/2016
Pages: 78
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.16(d)

About the Author

Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson (13 November 1850 - 3 December 1894) was a British novelist, poet, essayist, and travel writer. His most famous works are Treasure Island, Kidnapped, Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, and A Child's Garden of Verses.

A literary celebrity during his lifetime, Stevenson now ranks as the 26th most translated author in the world.[3] His works have been admired by many other writers, including Jorge Luis Borges, Bertolt Brecht, Marcel Proust, Arthur Conan Doyle, Henry James, Cesare Pavese, Emilio Salgari, Ernest Hemingway, Rudyard Kipling, Jack London, Vladimir Nabokov,[4] J. M. Barrie,[5] and G. K. Chesterton, who said of him that he "seemed to pick the right word up on the point of his pen, like a man playing spillikins".

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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Pavilion On The Links 2 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
ben_a on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
An odd little book. Vivid, as Stevenson almost always is, but the engine of plot, character, and circumstance does not achieve the same high level of function as in his best works.