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The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition, Vol. 5   By: (1850-1894)

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The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition, Vol. 5 is a collection of essays, stories, and letters by the beloved author. Stevenson's writing is as captivating and thought-provoking as ever, offering readers a glimpse into his imaginative and creative mind.

This volume showcases Stevenson's diverse range of talents, from his gripping adventure tales to his insightful essays on the human condition. The stories are filled with vivid descriptions and engaging characters that draw readers in from the very first page.

One of the standout pieces in this collection is the novella "The Master of Ballantrae," a gripping tale of sibling rivalry and betrayal set against the backdrop of 18th-century Scotland. Stevenson's skillful storytelling and richly drawn characters make this a truly memorable read.

Overall, The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition, Vol. 5 is a must-have for fans of classic literature. Stevenson's timeless tales continue to captivate readers of all ages, making this collection a valuable addition to any bookshelf.

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THE WORKS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON

SWANSTON EDITION

VOLUME V

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: 8 HOWARD PLACE, EDINBURGH, BIRTHPLACE OF R. L. S. IN 1850]

THE WORKS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON

VOLUME FIVE

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

MORE NEW ARABIAN NIGHTS

THE DYNAMITER

PAGE PROLOGUE OF THE CIGAR DIVAN 7

CHALLONER'S ADVENTURE

THE SQUIRE OF DAMES 15

STORY OF THE DESTROYING ANGEL 24

THE SQUIRE OF DAMES ( concluded ) 57

SOMERSET'S ADVENTURE

THE SUPERFLUOUS MANSION 73

NARRATIVE OF THE SPIRITED OLD LADY 78

THE SUPERFLUOUS MANSION ( continued ) 104

ZERO'S TALE OF THE EXPLOSIVE BOMB 130

THE SUPERFLUOUS MANSION ( continued ) 139

DESBOROUGH'S ADVENTURE

THE BROWN BOX 149

STORY OF THE FAIR CUBAN 155

THE BROWN BOX ( concluded ) 190

THE SUPERFLUOUS MANSION ( concluded ) 202

EPILOGUE OF THE CIGAR DIVAN 212

STRANGE CASE OF DR... Continue reading book >>


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