THE WRONG BOX is black comedy written by TREASURE ISLAND author Robert Louis Stevenson and his stepson, Lloyd Osbourne. The novel concerns the relationship between two brothers who are the last surviving members of a tontine, a common 19th century annuity scheme in which the capital passes to the last surviving investor.
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