The Lantern Bearer: A Life of Robert Louis Stevenson Summary
James Playsted Wood

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The Lantern Bearer: A Life of Robert Louis Stevenson Summary

Robert Louis Stevenson's writings took on a wide variety of subjects and form.

Famous for his romantic adventures, which inspired many of the romantic novels written in the late nineteenth century, Stevenson was also an essayist, a poet, and a promising modern novelist. A tireless experimenter, at the very end of his life he hit upon the right method for combining depth of character with an effective plot in the unfinished Weir of Hermiston...

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