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The Ebb-Tide: A Trio and Quartette (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)
     

The Ebb-Tide: A Trio and Quartette (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

by Lloyd Osbourne, Robert Louis Stevenson
 

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Published in 1894, the year of Stevenson's death, this novel tells of three unscrupulous men entrusted to deliver a cargo of champagne aboard a ship whose crew has died of smallpox.  The three embark on a drunken voyage, only to discover an island whose sole European inhabitant, Attwater, has amassed a fortune in pearls.


Overview

Published in 1894, the year of Stevenson's death, this novel tells of three unscrupulous men entrusted to deliver a cargo of champagne aboard a ship whose crew has died of smallpox.  The three embark on a drunken voyage, only to discover an island whose sole European inhabitant, Attwater, has amassed a fortune in pearls.


Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411444812
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
03/01/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
288
File size:
234 KB

Meet the Author

Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1894) was a Scottish novelist, poet, and travel writer whose life was haunted by the tuberculosis that would eventually kill him at age 44.  His best known works are the classics Treasure Island, Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, Kidnapped, and A Child's Garden of Verses.


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