Robert Louis Stevenson

The Death of Robert Louis Stevenson

Robert Louis Stevenson, born 13 November 1850, was a Scottish novelist, poet, essayist, and travel writer.  A literary celebrity during his lifetime, Stevenson's is best known for his novels Treasure Island, Kidnapped, and Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde. He is among the 26…

Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde

Did you know? Robert Louis Stevenson wrote the first draft of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde in three days while high on cocaine, burnt the manuscript after his wife read it, and then took six days to rewrite it. (via narrativemag)