The Black Arrow (1888) ( historical adventure ) NOVEL by: Robert Louis Stevenson

The Black Arrow (1888) ( historical adventure ) NOVEL by: Robert Louis Stevenson

by Robert Louis Stevenson

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The Black Arrow (1888) ( historical adventure ) NOVEL by: Robert Louis Stevenson by Robert Louis Stevenson

The Black Arrow:
A Tale of the Two Roses is an 1888 novel by Robert Louis Stevenson. It is both an historical adventure novel and a romance novel. It first appeared as a serial in 1883 with the subtitle "A Tale of Tunstall Forest" beginning in Young Folks; A Boys' and Girls' Paper of Instructive and Entertaining Literature, vol. XXII, no. 656 (Saturday, June 30, 1883) and ending in the issue for Saturday, October 20, 1883[-Stevenson had finished writing it by the end of summer. It was printed under the pseudonym Captain George North. He alludes to the time gap between the serialization and the publication as one volume in 1888 in his preface "Critic [parodying Dickens's 'Cricket'] 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: 9781542826440
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 01/30/2017
Pages: 144
Product dimensions: 8.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.31(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

Education:

Edinburgh University, 1875

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