Travels with a Donkey in the Cevennes

Travels with a Donkey in the Cevennes

by Robert Louis Stevenson
5.0 1

NOOK Book(eBook)

$4.49 $4.99 Save 10% Current price is $4.49, Original price is $4.99. You Save 10%.
View All Available Formats & Editions
Available on Compatible NOOK Devices and the free NOOK Apps.
Want a NOOK ? Explore Now

Overview

Travels with a Donkey in the Cevennes by Robert Louis Stevenson

Stevenson was set down in the middle of the 19th century and expired before its end. His life was short but brilliant. One of his principal means of fulfillment and discovery was travel.

In the Cevennes, Stevenson toured that lovely portion of France in 1878 with a donkey as his sole companion. The story is brisk and light, and moves along with Stevenson's sharp and memorable observations.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781775415190
Publisher: The Floating Press
Publication date: 06/01/2009
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 250 KB

About the Author

Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson (13 November 1850 - 3 December 1894) was a Scottish novelist, poet, essayist, and travel writer. His most famous works are Treasure Island, Kidnapped, Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde and A Child's Garden of Verses.

A literary celebrity during his lifetime, Stevenson now ranks among the 26 most translated authors in the world. His works have been admired by many other writers, including Jorge Luis Borges, Bertolt Brecht, Marcel Proust, Arthur Conan Doyle, Henry James, Cesare Pavese, Ernest Hemingway, Rudyard Kipling, Jack London, Vladimir Nabokov, J. M. Barrie, and G. K. Chesterton, who said of him that he "seemed to pick the right word up on the point of his pen, like a man playing spillikins.

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

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See All Customer Reviews

Travels with a Donkey in the Cevennes 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
A really interesting travelogue from Stevenson. This really held my attention, and kept me fascinated. Stevenson is a great writer.