The Black Arrow: A Tale of the Two Roses: Illustrated

The Black Arrow: A Tale of the Two Roses: Illustrated


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The Black Arrow: A Tale of the Two Roses is both an historical adventure novel and a romance novel. Alluding to the time gap between the serialization and the publication as one volume in 1888 in his preface "Critic on the Hearth": "The tale was written years ago for a particular audience..." The Paston Letters were Stevenson's main literary source for The Black Arrow.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781539803669
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 10/29/2016
Pages: 262
Product dimensions: 8.80(w) x 5.90(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1894), a Scottish author of novels, poems, and essays, is best known for the classic books Treasure Island, Kidnapped, and The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. A literary celebrity during his lifetime, Stevenson remains popular for his celebrated contributions to the adventure and horror genres.

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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