The Ebb-Tide by Robert Louis Stevenson

The Ebb-Tide by Robert Louis Stevenson

by Robert Louis Stevenson, Lloyd Osborne

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Overview

EBB-TIDE is a south seas adventure written by TREASURE ISLAND author Robert Louis Stevenson and his stepson, Lloyd Osborne. The story follows three down-on-their luck men stranded in Tahiti; a failed English businessman, an American sea captain, and a cockney laborer. When a ship stricken with smallpox enters the harbor, the sea captain is hired to sail her on to Australia. The three hatch a plot to steal the cargo, but soon find themselves the victim of fraud themselves.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940013438682
Publisher: Halcyon Press Ltd.
Publication date: 12/02/2011
Series: Halcyon Classics , #1
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 412 KB

About the Author

Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson (1850-1894) was a Scottish novelist and writer. A sickly child, Stevenson was awkward and shy; he soon turned to writing. As an adult, Stevenson traveled extensively and enjoyed success with works such as KIDNAPPED, TREASURE ISLAND, and DR. JEKYLL AND MR. HYDE.

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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