The Wrong Box
by Robert Louis Stevenson, Lloyd Osbourne
Publisher: Longmans,Green & Co. 1889
Number of pages: 283
The Wrong Box is a black comedy novel co-written by Robert Louis Stevenson and Lloyd Osbourne, first published in 1889. The story is about two brothers who are the last two surviving members of a tontine. The book is notable for being the first of three novels that Stevenson co-wrote with Osbourne, who was his stepson.
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by Robert Louis Stevenson - Scribner
In his book Stevenson gives an accurate and in depth look into the people and culture of the islands of the South Pacific. The book describes the author's two year journey from the Marqueses Islands, to Tahiti, then Honolulu, and finally Samoa.
by Robert Louis Stevenson - Scott-Thaw
Stevenson's exploration of human evil, Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, is a synonym for the split personality. This dark fantasy is a product of its time, based on theories of evolution, class, and the secrets of the soul.
by Robert Louis Stevenson - Project Gutenberg
In 1880 Stevenson and his new bridge traveled by ferries, trains and carts to Calistoga, California, where he encountered a pioneer wilderness of curious characters, an unprofitable mine, and a rugged country filled with eagles and bears ...
by Robert Louis Stevenson - William Heinemann
Stevenson had written all but the very conclusion of this work at the time of his death in 1894. In order to conclude the story the publisher enlisted the talents of Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch who supplied the last few chapters.