Robert Louis Stevenson

Robert Louis Stevenson

Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson (13 November 1850 – 3 December 1894) was a Scottish novelist, poet, essayist, and travel writer. His most famous works are Treasure Island, Kidnapped, and Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde.

A literary celebrity during his lifetime, Stevenson now ranks among the 26 most translated authors in the world. His works have been admired by many other writers, including Jorge Luis Borges, Ernest Hemingway, Rudyard Kipling, Marcel Schwob, Vladimir Nabokov, J. M. Barrie, and G. K. Chesterton, who said of him that he "seemed to pick the right word up on the point of his pen, like a man playing spillikins."

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    Faster than fairies, faster than witches,
    Bridges and houses, hedges and ditches;
    And charging along like troops in a battle,
    All through the meadows the horses and cattle;
    Robert Louis Stevenson (1850–1894)

    Books are good enough in their own way, but they are a mighty bloodless substitute for life.
    —Robert Louis Stevenson (1850–1894)

    Back and side go bare, go bare,
    Both foot and hand go cold;
    But belly, God send thee good ale enough;
    Whether it be new or old!
    —William Stevenson (1530?–1575)

    Some people swallow the universe like a pill; they travel on through the world, like smiling images pushed from behind.
    —Robert Louis Stevenson (1850–1894)