Robert louis balfour stevenson

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Robert louis balfour stevenson

  1. 1. Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson<br />By Kushagra<br />
  2. 2. Where is the author from?<br />Robert Louis Stevenson was born in Edinburgh, Scotland on the 13th November 1850<br />When he was born, he had certain <br /> illnesses and he was left with them <br /> for his entire life. He became very thin<br /> due to these illnesses. <br />THIN<br />
  3. 3. Books he has written?<br />He has written many books, some of them include, treasure island, the strange case of Dr Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, the black arrow etc.<br />He was very deeply admired<br /> by many authors. One of the<br /> the authors said about him<br /> “He seemed to pick the right <br /> words up on the tip of his <br /> pen”<br />
  4. 4. Good things<br /> In the late 1873s , on a visit to England, he made 2 really good friends. Sidney Colvin and Frances Jane Sitwell. They helped him out in the writing process. He got to meet new authors through them.<br /> When he departed for the Pacific <br /> ocean in 1888, his illness was cured<br /> a little. He felt better and more <br /> cheerful and in a mood to write a <br /> book!<br />
  5. 5. Bad things<br />From the very instant he was born, he was stuck with a permanent illness. It was very hard for him to sleep because he used to cough a lot in the night.<br />When he went to the university of Edinburgh, university he paid no attention in the lessons, and tried his best to avoid them.<br />
  6. 6. Connections!<br />In 1888, Robert boarded the Casco and went to a tour around the Pacific ocean. He used to stop at Hawaiian islands for a long time. This gave him the idea to write Treasure island.<br />In 1874, he met a patient, William<br /> Henry, William Henry had 1 leg. This<br /> gave him the idea to create Long <br /> John Silver<br />
  7. 7. Why did he become an author?<br />From his early childhood, he wanted to be an author. His nurse used to read him religious bedtime stories. This also encouraged him. He was a very good story teller himself.<br />When he went to the Edinburgh University, he would spend most of his time learning write.<br />
  8. 8. Question, Comments, Concerns<br />

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