The story-teller always finds stories to tell and Stevenson was a consummate storyteller.
In the tranquility of a French pine forest by moonlight he considers the importance of friendship; in a leper colony on Hawaii he reflects on physical horror and moral beauty; in all of his writing there is humanity and compasssion. The Best Books of Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of Product details Format Paperback pages Dimensions x x Looking for beautiful books? Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more.
Review quote 'Sawyers has chosen well. There are many examples of gilded prose in this collection He gives a compelling sense of a country, America, creating itself with feverish haste.
About Robert Louis Stevenson June Skinner Sawyers is one of America's most prolific authors on Scottish and Celtic-related material and is a recognised authority on travel literature in Scotland. Book ratings by Goodreads. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?
Best known for his fiction writing, Treasure Island and Doctor Jekyll and Mr Hyde being among his most famous, the Scottish writer Robert Louis Stevenson was also an essayist, journalist, poet and the author of travel books. Stevenson's first major work was An Inland Voyage , an account of the journey he made by canoe from Antwerp to northern France.
The companion work to this, Travels with a Donkey in the Cevennes , is recognised as a classic of the travel-writing genre. In this seminal compilation, June Skinner Sawyers has brought together a varied selection of RLS's best travel writings.
They take the reader around the world, shadowing his life as his ill health took him from Scotland to England, to Europe and on to America and finally across the Pacific to Samoa where he died. A table of contents is attached to this AIS. Read more Read less.
Dreams of Elsewhere: The Selected Travel Writings of Robert Louis Stevenson [ June Skinner Sawyers, Robert Louis Stevenson] on uzotoqadoh.tk *FREE*. Dreams of Elsewhere has 6 ratings and 1 review. Linda said: Who knew Robert Louis Stevenson, of Treasure Island fame, was a brilliant travel writer? In f.
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Here's how terms and conditions apply. About the Author June Skinner Sawyers is one of America's most prolific authors on Scottish and Celtic-related material and is a recognised authority on travel literature in Scotland.
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