The Lantern-Bearers and Other Essays

The Lantern-Bearers and Other Essays

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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 essaysa€”the 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of its kinda€” spans his brief life and includes many of his most celebrated pieces and some others previously unpublished.DAVOS IN WINTER A mountain valley has, at the best, a certain prison-like effect on the imagination; but a mountain valley, an Alpine winter, and an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


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