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Robert Stevenson Essay

  • Submitted by: khamissamah
  • on February 26, 2014
  • Category: English
  • Length: 283 words

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Omar Soliman
MS: Frey
Section 2
2/17/14 Robert Louis Stevenson

Stevenson was a really famous and important writer. Stevenson was known for his rich imagination. The author’s parents were well educated, his mother was a layer and his father was an engineer. Stevenson was born in Edinburgh on the 13th of November 1850, Stevenson decided to study law. Later on Stevenson knew that he wants to be a writer.
At the age of 28, Stevenson was able to publish his first book. Later on Stevenson wrote a lot of books like “An Inland Voyage’’ Stevenson discussed how he enjoyed Paris and his journey to Paris. “Travels with a Donkey Cevennes” was a book that reflected his views about life and humanity. Stevenson wrote several humorous essays.   Finally Stevenson was really talented in writing adventure fiction.  
Stevenson fell in love with Fanny Osburne. Fanny had a lot of complications with her husband so; she was divorced in the year 1878. Fanny decided to go to California after her divorce. Stevenson Then decided to move to California to maintain a closer relationship with Fanny. Finally Fanny and Stevenson were married in 1880.
In the year 1880 Stevenson suffered from a serious illness, Stevenson decided to write so he could enjoy his time and kill time. Stevenson wrote several short stories. The most famous was Treasure Island, Kidnapped, Strange Case of Doctor Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, and The Black Arrow. By the end of 1880s, Stevenson gained a widespread fame and recognition. Treasure Island his first fictional book that addressed children and it became the most popular and widely spread book. Sadly Stevenson died in the year 1894 at the age of 44.

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