Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1894) is best known as the author of The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, Treasure Island, and Kidnapped, but his essays comprise an oft-overlooked trove of gems, intriguing in their content and generous in their scope. This collection of nearly three dozen of Stevenson's best essaysathe only anthology of its kinda spans his brief life and includes many of his most celebrated pieces and some others previously unpublished.DAVOS IN WINTER A mountain valley has, at the best, a certain prison-like effect on the imagination; but a mountain valley, an Alpine winter, and an invalida#39;s weakness make up among them a prison of the most effective kind. The roadsanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Lantern-Bearers and Other Essays|
|Author||:||Robert Louis Stevenson|
|Publisher||:||Cooper Square Press - 1999-08-17|