Books Should Be Free is now
Loyal Books
Free Public Domain Audiobooks & eBook Downloads
Search by: Title, Author or Keyword

The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition, Vol. 8   By: (1850-1894)

Book cover

First Page:

THE WORKS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON

SWANSTON EDITION

VOLUME VIII

Of this SWANSTON EDITION in Twenty five Volumes of the Works of ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON Two Thousand and Sixty Copies have been printed, of which only Two Thousand Copies are for sale.

This is No. .........

[Illustration: FACSIMILE OF A DRAWING BY R. L. S. WHEN HE WAS STAYING AT LE MONASTIER IN 1878]

THE WORKS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON

VOLUME EIGHT

LONDON : PUBLISHED BY CHATTO AND WINDUS : IN ASSOCIATION WITH CASSELL AND COMPANY LIMITED : WILLIAM HEINEMANN : AND LONGMANS GREEN AND COMPANY MDCCCCXI

ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

CONTENTS

THE BLACK ARROW

PROLOGUE PAGE John Amend all 7

BOOK I. THE TWO LADS

CHAPTER I. AT THE SIGN OF THE "SUN" IN KETTLEY 25

II. IN THE FEN 34

III. THE FEN FERRY 40

IV. A GREENWOOD COMPANY 48

V. "BLOODY AS THE HUNTER" 56

VI. TO THE DAY'S END 65

VII. THE HOODED FACE 72

BOOK II. THE MOAT HOUSE

I. DICK ASKS QUESTIONS 83

II. THE TWO OATHS 92

III. THE ROOM OVER THE CHAPEL 100

IV. THE PASSAGE 107

V. HOW DICK CHANGED SIDES 112

BOOK III. MY LORD FOXHAM

I. THE HOUSE BY THE SHORE 123

II. A SKIRMISH IN THE DARK 131

III. ST. BRIDE'S CROSS 138

IV. THE "GOOD HOPE" 142

V. THE "GOOD HOPE" ( continued ) 151

VI. THE "GOOD HOPE" ( concluded ) 157

BOOK IV. THE DISGUISE

I. THE DEN 165

II. "IN MINE ENEMIES' HOUSE" 173

III. THE DEAD SPY 183

IV. IN THE ABBEY CHURCH 191

V. EARL RISINGHAM 200

VI. ARBLASTER AGAIN 204

BOOK V. CROOKBACK

I. THE SHRILL TRUMPET 217

II. THE BATTLE OF SHOREBY 224

III. THE BATTLE OF SHOREBY ( concluded ) 231

IV. THE SACK OF SHOREBY 236

V. NIGHT IN THE WOODS: ALICIA RISINGHAM 246

VI. NIGHT IN THE WOODS ( concluded ): DICK AND JOAN 254

VII. DICK'S REVENGE 264

VIII. CONCLUSION 268

MARKHEIM 273

THE BLACK ARROW

A TALE OF THE TWO ROSES

CRITIC ON THE HEARTH

No one but myself knows what I have suffered, nor what my books have gained, by your unsleeping watchfulness and admirable pertinacity. And now here is a volume that goes into the world and lacks your imprimatur: a strange thing in our joint lives; and the reason of it stranger still! I have watched with interest, with pain, and at length with amusement, your unavailing attempts to peruse "The Black Arrow"; and I think I should lack humour indeed, if I let the occasion slip and did not place your name in the fly leaf of the only book of mine that you have never read and never will read.

That others may display more constancy is still my hope. The tale was written years ago for a particular audience and (I may say) in rivalry with a particular author; I think I should do well to name him Mr... Continue reading book >>


Book sections



eBook Downloads
ePUB eBook
• iBooks for iPhone and iPad
• Nook
• Sony Reader
Kindle eBook
• Mobi file format for Kindle
Read eBook
• Load eBook in browser
Text File eBook
• Computers
• Windows
• Mac

Review this book



Popular Genres
More Genres
Languages
Paid Books