Robert Louis Stevenson

Robert Louis Stevenson

The Scottish novelist Robert Louis Stevenson is most well 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.

Books by Robert Louis Stevenson

Interviews where books by Robert Louis Stevenson were recommended

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.

The best books on Horror, recommended by Kim Newman

Which are the best horror books ever written? Novelist and horror expert Kim Newman, author of Anno Dracula, talks us through his top five and reveals which of the classics is, for him, the greatest of them all.

The Best Cosy Mysteries, recommended by M C Beaton

North Scotland is wonderful countryside, a marvellous setting for a murder. The wind just screams from horizon to horizon – it’s like living in a speeded-up nature film. You open up the kitchen door and catch a passing sheep…

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