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Tales And Fantasies

By: Robert Louis Stevenson
Published By: Double9 Books
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'Tales and Fantasies' is a short story collection written by Robert Louis Stevenson. It was published in 1905, after the death of Stevenson. This collection contains three stories- The Misadventures of John Nicholson, The Body Snatcher and The Story of a Lie.'The Misadventures of John Nicholson' is a story about a stupid lad Nicholson. His father is very much strict about his liking for alcohol, so he leaves Edinburgh in search for good fortunes. It elaborates his trip from Edinburgh to Sanfransisco and going back. It also depicts Stevenson's own life story.'The Body Snatcher' is a supernatural horror story, related with medical schools, arranging fresh corpse to study physiology. It's dreadful that corpse were arranged by grave robbing and even by murdering the people.'The Story of a Lie' is a love story of Dick Naseby and Esther Van Tromp. Esther Tromp thinks that his father is a gentleman. Due to his love for Esther, Naseby hides the reality of her father who is not a good and respectable man. He doesn't reveal the truth and faces its consequences.

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Robert Louis Stevenson

Robert louis stevenson was born at edinburgh, scotland, on november 13, 1850. He became a sickly youth, and an best son, for whom his parents had high hopes. When stevenson was capable of attend school, he did extraordinarily properly and entered the college at 16. His family predicted him to grow to be a lighthouse engineer, a circle of relatives profession, but stevenson agreed, as a compromise, to look at regulation as an alternative. He was a younger rise up; he thought that his parents' faith became an abomination, and he soon have become known as a bohemian, ranting approximately bourgeois hypocrisy. While he become 23 years antique he developed a severe respiratory illness and turned into sent to the french riviera to recuperate. This become the first of his many travels abroad, normally to france. In truth, many of his fine-recognised writings use voyages and travels as their framework — treasure island and kidnapped, for example — and stevenson might journey for the rest of his lifestyles even as stevenson become staying at fontainebleau, in france, in yr 1876 he met fanny osbourne, an american female who turned into separated from her husband. He fell in love along with her, and much to the horror of his dad and mom, he courted her for 2 years. In 1878, mrs. Osbourne back to california, and the elder stevensons felt that perhaps their son might come to his senses and forget about the "free" american female. They had been wrong. Robert decided to follow fanny to california. He arrived there in 1879, very sick and very bad. It turned into now not an clean time for the younger fanatics. Stevenson barely controlled to eke out a dwelling and turned into unwell lots of the time. They have been married early in 1880 and honeymooned on the website online of an abandoned silver mine. It turned into not lengthy, but, earlier than they acquired a telegram from stevenson's father, relenting and presenting them financial support. While stevenson was 40 years antique he decided to make his domestic in samoa, and he lived there, along with his spouse, his mom, and his spouse's two youngsters, for four years. He died very all of sudden early in december 1894; particularly, his loss of life changed into due to a cerebral hemorrhage and not to the lengthy-feared tuberculosis which had plagued him so relentlessly all through his lifestyles.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2023
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 139 Pages
  • ISBN-10: 935656146X
  • ISBN-13: 9789356561465
  • Item Weight: 166.8g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 8.05 mm
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Reading age : 10+
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Fiction / Fantasy / General, Fiction / Classics, Fiction / Short Stories (single author)