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A Christmas Sermon

  [english | 1900]  

Robert Louis Stevenson


Summary: [By the time this paper appears I shall have been talking for twelve months and it is thought I should take my leave in a formal and seasonable manner. Valedictory eloquence is rare and death-bed sayings have not often hit the mark of the occasion. Charles Second wit and sceptic a man whose life had been one long lesson in human incredulity an easy-going comrade a manoeuvring kingremembered and ...]
Genres: [non-fiction | religionDownloads: 186

El Diablo De La Botella

  [spanish | 1893]  

Robert Louis Stevenson


Summary: [Keawe el protagonista es oriundo de Hawai. Un da siente la necesidad de conocer otras tierras as que se dirige a San Francisco. All ve una casa preciosa pero el dueo es un viejo que parece triste. Keawe se pregunta cmo el dueo de una casa tan hermosa puede ser tan infeliz. Entonces el viejo le muestra una botella de vidrio blanco pero que en su interior se podan ver los colores cambiantes del ...]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 257

El Extrano Caso Del Dr Jekyll Y Mr Hyde

  [spanish | 1886]  

Robert Louis Stevenson


Summary: [El Extrao caso del Dr. Jekyll y Mr. Hyde (a veces abreviado simplemente a El Dr. Jekyll y Mr. Hyde) es una novela escrita por Robert Louis Stevenson publicada por primera vez en ingls en 1886 cuyo ttulo original es The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. Trata acerca de un abogado Gabriel John Utterson que investiga la extraa relacin entre su viejo amigo el Dr. Henry Jekyll y el misntropo ...]
Genres: [fiction | horrorDownloads: 403

Essays In The Art Of Writing

  [english | 1905]  

Robert Louis Stevenson


Summary: [A collection of essays about writing: On some technical elements of style in literature The morality of the profession of letters Books which have influenced me A note on realism My first book: Treasure Island The genesis of the master of BallantraePreface to the master of Ballantrae.]
Genres: [non-fictionDownloads: 107

Kidnapped

  [english | 1886]  

Robert Louis Stevenson


Summary: [Being memoirs of the adventures of David Balfour in the year 1751: how he was kidnapped and cast away his sufferings in a desert isle his journey in the wild highlands his acquaintance with Alan Breck Stewart and other notorious highland Jacobites with all that he suffered at the hands of his uncle Ebenezer Balfour of Shaws falsely so called.]
Genres: [fiction | action adventure | historicalDownloads: 42

Le Maitre De Ballantrae

  [french | 1889]  

Robert Louis Stevenson


Summary: [Un vieux Lord vit avec ses deux fils James lan et Henry le cadet et Miss Alison une proche parent destine pouser James au chteau de Durrisdeer - cosse - en lanne 1745. La guerre de succession au trne clate entre les Stuarts mens par Charles-douard Stuart et le roi George II. Le lord prend le parti de rpartir ses fils dans chaque camp. Lhritier direct devrait rester mais il accepte de laisser le ...]
Genres: [fictionDownloads: 387

Letrange Cas Du Dr Jekyll Et De Mr Hyde

  [french | 1885]  

Robert Louis Stevenson


Summary: [Conte lhistoire dun avou Charles Utterson qui enqute sur le lien trange entre Edward Hyde et le mdecin Henry Jekyll.Le Docteur Jekyll un philanthrope obsd par sa double personnalit met au point une drogue pour sparer son bon ct de son mauvais mais cest ce ct-l qui nuit aprs nuit finalement prendra le dessus et le transformera en monstrueux Mister Hyde.]
Genres: [fiction | horrorDownloads: 7

Lile Au Tresor

  [french | 1883]  

Robert Louis Stevenson


Summary: [Le hros de cette histoire est Jim Hawkins fils dun tenancier dauberge dans un port anglais sur la cte ouest de lAngleterre au XVIIIe sicle. Le principal client de cette auberge se trouve tre un vieux marin nomm Billy Bones sur lequel pse une obscure menace. Celle-ci se prcise lorsquun mystrieux aveugle lui remet la tache noire qui annonce la mort dans le monde des pirates. Le mme jour Billy ...]
Genres: [fiction | action adventureDownloads: 344

Markheim

  [spanish | 1885]  

Robert Louis Stevenson


Excerpts: [... echados y que tengo por norma no hacer negocios en esas circunstancias. Tendr'a usted que pagar por ello tambi'en tendr'ia que pagar por el tiempo que pierda, ...... peque~no obsequio y, como sabe usted perfectamente, el matrimonio con una mujer rica es algo que no debe despreciarse. A esto sigui'o una pausa, durante ...... dientes-. Ya veo que se trata de un matrimonio de amor, y ...]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 94

Nouvelles Mille Et Une Nuits

  [french | 1882]  

Robert Louis Stevenson


Summary: [Pourquoi ce titre? Parce que chaque nouvelle articule en pisodes de ce recueil apporte quelque chose lhistoire globale et lenrichit et que le narrateur tel Shhrazade incite le lecteur lire la suite pour avoir les cls de lhistoire dont il vient de lui tre fait lecture. Ne sont malheureusement prsentes ici que deux nouvelles. Nous sommes Londres la fin du XIXe sicle nous cotoyons souvent les ...]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 275

Strange Case Of Dr Jekyll And Mr Hyde

  [english | 1886]  

Robert Louis Stevenson


Summary: [Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde is a novella written by the Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson and first published in 1886. It is about a London lawyer who investigates strange occurrences between his old friend Dr Henry Jekyll and the misanthropic Edward Hyde. The work is known for its vivid portrayal of a split personality split in the sense that within the same person there is both ...]
Genres: [fiction | horrorDownloads: 486

The Black Arrow

  [english | 1884]  

Robert Louis Stevenson


Summary: [In fifteenth-century England when his fathers murderer is revealed to be his guardian seventeen-year-old Richard Shelton joins the fellowship of the Black Arrow in avenging the death rescuing the woman he loves and participating in the struggle between the Yorks and Lancasters in the War of the Roses.]
Genres: [fiction | action adventure | romanceDownloads: 425

The Master Of Ballantrae

  [english | 1889]  

Robert Louis Stevenson


Summary: [Stevensons brooding historical romance demonstrates his most abiding themethe elemental struggle between good and evilas it unfolds against a hauntingly beautiful Scottish landscape amid the fierce loyalties and violent enmities that characterized Scottish history. When two brothers attempt to split their loyalties between the warring factions of the 1745 Jacobite rising one family finds itself ...]
Genres: [fiction | historicalDownloads: 397

The New Arabian Nights

  [english | 1882]  

Robert Louis Stevenson


Summary: [New Arabian Nights by Robert Louis Stevenson first published in 1882 is a collection of short stories previously published in magazines between 1877 and 1880. The collection contains Stevensons first published fiction and a few of the stories are considered by some critics to be his best work as well as pioneering works in the English short story tradition.]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 458

The Silverado Squatters

  [english | 1883]  

Robert Louis Stevenson


Summary: [The scene of this little book is on a high mountain. There are indeed many higher there are many of a nobler outline. It is no place of pilgrimage for the summary globe-trotter but to one who lives upon its sides Mount Saint Helena soon becomes a center of interest. It is the Mont Blanc of one section of the Californian Coast Range none of its near neighbors rising to one-half its altitude. It ...]
Genres: [non-fictionDownloads: 41

Treasure Island

  [english | 1883]  

Robert Louis Stevenson


Summary: [While going through the possessions of a deceased guest who owed them money the mistress of the inn and her son find a treasure map that leads them to a pirates fortune.]
Genres: [fiction | action adventureDownloads: 261

Voyage Avec Un Ane Dans Les Cevennes

  [french | 1879]  

Robert Louis Stevenson


Summary: [ lautomne 1878 le jeune crivain part avec une nesse Modestine pendant douze jours et traverse les Cvennes depuis Monastier jusqu St Jean du Gard. Il nous dcrit agrablement cette rgion de montagnes et nous relate en mme temps lhistoire de ces contres en particulier la rvolte des Camisards. De nos jours un sentier de grande randonne a t cr sur ces traces : le GR70.]
Genres: [fictionDownloads: 285