Complete Works of Robert Louis Stevenson

Complete Works of Robert Louis Stevenson

Robert Louis Stevenson

Language: English

Pages: 4982


Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub

* ALL 12 Novels and all UPDATED with concise introductions, giving valuable contextual information
* Many of the texts are illustrated with the original Victorian artwork, including TREASURE ISLAND and DR JEKYLL AND MR. HYDE
* Every short story and short story collection
* Front no-nonsense contents table allowing easy navigation around the colossal file
* Texts organised into scholarly chronological order and divided into literary forms
* The complete poetry and plays
* ALL of the collaboration works with other authors
* Even includes the complete letters, with their contents table
* Hundreds of images relating to Stevenson’s life and works
* The text has been carefully formatted for your enjoyment
* Numerous images related to Stevenson's life and works
* No less than three BONUS biographies – explore Stevenson’s adventurous life by contemporary biographers – all with their own special contents tables

Barry Lyndon

My Goat Ate Its Own Legs

Romanticism (4th Edition)

A Room with a View

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repugnance to the man; and then after a pause, ‘Herr von Gondremark,’ she added, ‘I recoil from this extremity.’ ‘I share your Highness’s repugnance,’ answered he. ‘But what would you have? We are defenceless, else.’ ‘I see it, but this is sudden. It is a public crime,’ she said, nodding at him with a sort of horror. ‘Look but a little deeper,’ he returned, ‘and whose is the crime?’ ‘His!’ she cried. ‘His, before God! And I hold him liable. But still — ’ ‘It is not as if he would be harmed,’

and at every step we took the voices of the buccaneers rang nearer. Soon we could hear their footfalls as they ran, and the cracking of the branches as they breasted across a bit of thicket. I began to see we should have a brush for it in earnest, and looked to my priming. “Captain,” said I, “Trelawney is the dead shot. Give him your gun; his own is useless.” They exchanged guns, and Trelawney, silent and cool, as he had been since the beginning of the bustle, hung a moment on his heel to see

provide you with a maiden aunt of mine, or my landlady if you preferred.’ ‘Lend me an aunt!’ cried Julia. ‘O, what generosity! I begin to think it must have been you that sent the Hercules.’ ‘Believe me,’ cried the young man, ‘I admire you too much to send you such an infamous work of art..’ Julia was beginning to reply, when they were both startled by a knocking at the door. ‘O, Mr Forsyth!’ ‘Don’t be afraid, my dear girl,’ said Gideon, laying his hand tenderly on her arm. ‘I know it’s the

anybody did buy over our head — I tell you, Loudon, he would think this town gone crazy; he could no more get business through on the city front than I can dance; schooners, divers, men — all he wanted — the prices would fly right up and strike him.” “But how did you get in?” I asked. “You were once an outsider like your neighbours, I suppose?” “I took hold of that thing, Loudon, and just studied it up,” he replied. “It took my fancy; it was so romantic, and then I saw there was boodle in the

apparatus for smoking opium, with a liberal provision of the drug. Plainly, then, the cook had been a Chinaman; and, if so, who was Jos. Amalu? Or had Jos. stolen the chest before he proceeded to ship under a false name and domicile? It was possible, as anything was possible in such a welter; but, regarded as a solution, it only led and left me deeper in the bog. For why should this chest have been deserted and neglected, when the others were rummaged or removed? and where had Jos. come by that

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