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Stevenson, Robert Louis

Overview
Works: 100 works in 1,979 publications in 21 languages and 7,535 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Psychological fiction  Action and adventure fiction  Historical fiction  Adventure stories  Horror fiction  Sea stories  Short stories 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Other, Conceptor
Classifications: PR5486, 823.8
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Robert Louis Stevenson
Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson( Book )

1,127 editions published between 1000 and 2018 in 20 languages and held by 2,086 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The mistress of an inn and her son find a treasure map that leads to a pirate fortune as well as great danger
Torchlight by Robert Louis Stevenson( Book )

9 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 613 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two CIA agents pose as deep sea divers to find the gold which a terrorist organization is recovering from a wreck to finance Iraq's missile program. They will be betrayed by their own government
Kidnapped : the adventures of David Balfour by Robert Louis Stevenson( Book )

313 editions published between 1886 and 2018 in 9 languages and held by 440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the aftermath of the Jacobite Rebellion of 1745, "Kidnapped" sustains a gripping narrative. It is told by David Balfour, a young Whig and Lowlander, who is tricked by his miserly uncle, survives attempted murder, kidnap and shipwreck and, in the company of Alan Breck, a Jacobite, escapes through the Highlands
Bright star by Robert Louis Stevenson( Book )

4 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An undersea adventure starring former Navy SEAL Philip Drake. He takes on terrorists who have hijacked a submarine and are trying to steal a military satellite which crashed in the ocean. The satellite can engage one thousand targets at once
The wrecker by Robert Louis Stevenson( Book )

84 editions published between 1892 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This sprawling nautical adventure tale from Robert Louis Stevenson adds a dash of humor and mystery to the formula that the author perfected in classic yarns like Kidnapped and Treasure Island. Co-written with Lloyd Osbourne, Stevenson's stepson, this novel is a must-read for fans of the action-adventure genre
Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson( Recording )

41 editions published between 1975 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young Jim Hawkins lives a quiet life as the son of an innkeeper. This all changes when an ancient sailor takes up lodging at the inn. Jim is both horrified and fascinated by the captain's bloody stories. When the old man dies without paying his bill, Jim must search the sailor's one possession, a large sea-chest, for payment. He unknowingly pockets an old map from the chest. But Jim is not the only one interested in the sea-chest and has to flee when a group of cut-throats appears to ransack the few possessions of the old sailor
L'étrange cas du Dr Jekyll et de Mr Hyde : et autres récits fantastiques by Robert Louis Stevenson( Book )

30 editions published between 1947 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le sympathique Dr Jekyll est un homme bon et loyal alors que Mr Hyde est un individu étrange, capable des pires crimes
Classic crime short stories by Maurice Leblanc( Recording )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

CSA Word presents an essential collection of classic crime stories. From the contemporary hard-boiled to the classic whodunit, this ensemble features the best short stories of the crime genre from the past one hundred years
An inland voyage by Robert Louis Stevenson( Book )

50 editions published between 1878 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Inland Voyage (1878) is a travelogue by Robert Louis Stevenson about a canoeing trip through France and Belgium in 1876. It is Stevenson's earliest book and a pioneering work of outdoor literature. As a young man, Stevenson desired to be financially independent so that he might pursue the woman he loved, and set about funding his freedom from parental support by writing travelogues, the three most prominent being An Inland Voyage, Travels with a Donkey in the Cévennes (1879) and The Silverado Squatters (1883)
Catriona : a sequel to Kidnapped, being memoirs of the further adventures of David Balfour at home and abroad ... by Robert Louis Stevenson( Book )

32 editions published between 1892 and 2008 in English and German and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bloody murder, conspiracy, treachery and escape are all themes in this sequel to "Kidnapped". David Balfour, the hero of the earlier book, is again the narrator, and through his eyes the reader gains insight into the aftermath of Bonnie Prince Charlie's defeat at Culloden
The strange case of Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson( Recording )

21 editions published between 1969 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde is a novella written by the Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson that was first published in 1886. It is about a London lawyer named Gabriel John Utterson who investigates strange occurrences between his old friend, Dr. Henry Jekyll, and the evil Edward Hyde.The work is commonly associated with the rare mental condition often spuriously called "split personality", referred to in psychiatry as dissociative identity disorder, where within the same body there exists more than one distinct personality. In this case, there are two personalities within Dr Jekyll, one apparently good and the other evil; completely opposite levels of morality. The novella's impact is such that it has become a part of the language, with the very phrase "Jekyll and Hyde" coming to mean a person who is vastly different in moral character from one situation to the next.The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde was an immediate success and is one of Stevenson's best-selling works. Stage adaptations began in Boston and London and soon moved all across England and then towards his home Scotland within a year of its publication and it has gone on to inspire scores of major film and stage performances.There are dozens of stage and film adaptations of the novella, over 123 film versions alone, not including stage and radio versions.Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson (1850-1894) was a Scottish novelist, poet, essayist, and travel writer. His most famous works are Treasure Island, Kidnapped, and Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde.A literary celebrity during his lifetime, Stevenson now ranks among the 26 most translated authors in the world, ahead of fellow nineteenth-century writers Oscar Wilde and Edgar Allan Poe. His works have been admired by many other writers, including Jorge Luis Borges, Ernest Hemingway, Rudyard Kipling, Marcel Schwob, Vladimir Nabokov, J. M. Barrie, and G. K. Chesterton, who said of him that he "seemed to pick the right word up on the point of his pen, like a man playing spillikins." [Elib]
Island nights' entertainments : consisting of The beach of Falesa, the bottle imp, the isle of voices by Robert Louis Stevenson( Book )

35 editions published between 1893 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sometimes referred to as?South Seas Tales,?Island Nights' Entertainments is a collection of three short stories by Robert Louis Stevenson. These are the last completed works the author published before his death in 1894
The amateur emigrant by Robert Louis Stevenson( Book )

12 editions published between 1879 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Fanny Osbourne summoned from California her famous-- he had already published Treasure Island-- but penniless fiancE, he could not fail to heed the call. The cheapest route from his Scottish home-- his father wasn' t funding this adventure-- was by cattle-boat and trans-continental railroad. Thus it was that one of the age' s most popular authors came to chronicle the great emigrant trek west
The Silverado squatters by Robert Louis Stevenson( Book )

27 editions published between 1883 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Silverado Squatters (1883) is Robert Louis Stevenson's travel memoir of his two-month honeymoon trip with Fanny Vandegrift (and her son Lloyd Osbourne) to Napa Valley, California in the late spring and early summer of 1880. In July 1879, Stevenson received word that his future American wife's divorce was almost complete, but that she was seriously ill. He left Scotland right away and traveled to meet her in Monterey, California (his trip detailed in The Amateur Emigrant (1894) and Across the Plains (1892))
The strange case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde and other famous tales by Robert Louis Stevenson( Book )

3 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Timeless Classics--designed for the struggling reader and adapted to retain the integrity of the original classic. These classics will grab a student's attention from the first page. Included are eight pages of end-of-book activities to enhance the reading experience. Henry Jekyll is a respected doctor--a kindly man much loved by all. Why is he so protective of the vicious criminal, Edward Hyde? Jekyll's friends are stunned when the mystery is finally unraveled. They can scarcely believe that the man they had so admired had been living a double life!
CATRIONA by Robert Louis Stevenson( Book )

4 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Written in 1893, 'Catriona' is the sequel to the highland adventure 'Kidnapped', and follows the further adventures of its hero, David Balfour. After arranging a safe passage to France for his comrade Alan Breck Stewart, David tries to clear their names of involvement in the murder of Colin Campbell of Glenure, the 'Red Fox'. The political complexities and intrigue surrounding the 'Appin murder' make David's situation appear hopeless as he tries to find a path that will both save Alan Breck and James of the Glens, and keep his own neck out of the hangman's noose. With his life again in danger, the only person he can trust is Catriona, the daughter of the treacherous James More. Part adventure, part romance, and filled with atmospheric and evocative descriptions of old Edinburgh and the surrounding area, Stevenson considered 'Catriona' to be one of his finest works
Dr. Jekyll and mr. Hyde: webster's Albanian thesaurus edition by Robert Louis Stevenson( )

41 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

If you are either learning Welsh, or learning English as a second language (ESL) as a Welsh speaker, this book is for you. There are many editions of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. This one is worth the price if you would like to enrich your Welsh-English vocabulary, whether for self-improvement or for preparation in advanced of college examinations. Each page is annotated with a mini-thesaurus of uncommon words highlighted in the text. Not only will you experience a great classic, but learn the richness of the English language with Welsh synonyms at the bottom of each page. You will not see a full translation of the English text, but rather a running bilingual thesaurus to maximize the reader's exposure to the subtleties of both languages
Travels with a donkey in the Cevennes by Robert Louis Stevenson( )

1 edition published in 1879 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robert Louis Stevenson's account of his 1879 journey though the Cévennes with his donkey Modestine. This illustrated edition contains Stevenson's complete text, together with drawings, prints, paintings and photographs depicting life in the Cévennes at the end of the last century and today
New Arabian nights by Robert Louis Stevenson( )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of stories chiefly featuring Prince Florizel, a nineteenth-century Prince of Bohemia residing in London
The body-snatchers [sound recording] by Robert Louis Stevenson( )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Revered for classics like Treasure Island and Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, Robert Louis Stevenson remains one of literature's grandest talents. Inspired by the infamous Burke and Hare murders in early 19th-century Scotland, this chilling tale follows a young doctor who becomes involved in a dark scheme to supply his anatomy class with new subjects. As assistant to his anatomy instructor, Doctor Fettes is given the job of receiving fresh cadavers for his class. Since the matter is such a delicate business, Fettes is told to simply pay the transporters and not ask any questions. But when Fettes recognizes one of the bodies as a young woman he knows to have been alive and well the day before, he begins to wonder just how these poor souls are meeting their end
 
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Stevenson, Fanny.

Stevenson, Robert Louis, Mme

Stevenson, Robert Louis, Mrs

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TorchlightKidnapped : the adventures of David BalfourBright starThe wreckerTreasure IslandClassic crime short storiesAn inland voyageThe strange case of Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde