ISBN: 9780141439730 Publisher: PENGUIN UKYear of publishing: 2003 Format: Paperback
No of Pages: 177 Language: English
Features the story of the London doctor who loses control of the evil side of his dual personality.
About the author: Robert Louis Stevenson
Robert Louis (Balfour) Stevenson was a Scottish novelist, poet, and travel writer, and a leading representative of Neo-romanticism in English literature.... Read more
Robert Louis (Balfour) Stevenson was a Scottish novelist, poet, and travel writer, and a leading representative of Neo-romanticism in English literature. He was greatly admired by many authors, including Jorge Luis Borges, Ernest Hemingway, Rudyard Kipling and Vladimir Nabokov.Most modernist writers dismissed him, however, because he was popular and did not write within their narrow definition of literature. It is only recently that critics have begun to look beyond Stevenson's popularity and allow him a place in the Western canon.On December 3rd, 1894, he died of an apparent cerebral hemorrhage at the age of 44. Read less