Robert Louis Stevenson

Books by Robert Louis Stevenson

The Scottish novelist Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1894) is best known for his novels Treasure Island, Kidnapped and The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, all of which have been recommended on Five Books. Stevenson was born in Edinburgh but died in Samoa, where he ended up living (one relatively recent book about his time there is Joseph Farrell’s Robert Louis Stevenson in Samoa).

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Landmarks of Scottish Literature, recommended by James Robertson

Scottish culture is best understood as related to, but distinct from, that of Britain or England, says the acclaimed novelist James Robertson. Here, he selects five landmark works of Scottish literature, from Sir Walter Scott’s sweeping, panoramic social novels of the 18th century, through Robert Louis Stevenson’s Jekyll and Hyde, to Nan Shepherd’s beloved nature writing.

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