Robert Louis Stevenson

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Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson 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.

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Robert Louis Stevenson

  1. 1. INTRODUCTION:  The full name of Robert Louis Stevenson was Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson. He was born at 13 November 1850 in Edinburg state of Scotland.  He was a Scottish novelist, poet, essayist, and travel writer.
  2. 2. Stevenson went to Mr. Henderson's school in India Street, Edinburgh in September 1857 for his early education but because of poor health stayed only a few weeks. During his many absences He was taught by private tutors.  In October 1861 He went to Edinburgh Academy, an independent school for boys, and stayed there sporadically for about fifteen months. 
  3. 3. In October 1864, following an improvement to his health, He was sent to Robert Thomson's private school in Frederick Street, Edinburgh, where He remained until He went to University.  In November 1867, Stevenson entered the University of Edinburgh to study engineering. And then he studied law. He passed the Scottish bar in 1875.  In 1863 He spent one term at an English boarding school at Spring Grove in Isleworthin Middlesex. 
  4. 4.    Robert Louis Stevenson is not only remarkable for the number of works He produced in his twenty-year literary career, but also for the range of genres he adopted: essays, travel writing, short stories, novels and romances, as well as poetry, plays and biography. Stevenson also composed music for the flageolet. Within these genres, too, his output is remarkable for what Henry James calls his "constant variety of experiment".
  5. 5.  Robert Louis Stevenson became one of the most famous writers of the 19th century with work like The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1886) and Treasure Island (1882).
  6. 6.  He wrote many famous novel in his entire life but the five most famous novels is  Treasure Island  Kidnapped  Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr. Hyde  The Wrong Box  Weir of Hermiston
  7. 7. DEATH He died on 3 December 1894

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