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By Robert Louis Stevenson

ISBN-10: 1347198644

ISBN-13: 9781347198643

ISBN-10: 197773071X

ISBN-13: 9781977730718

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About around the Plains with different stories and Essays via Robert Louis Stevenson

Across the Plains is Robert Louis Stevenson's account of his trip from ny to California via educate in 1879-1880. It additionally comprises different shuttle essays via the nice author. The ebook includes 12 chapters, every one a narrative or essay unto itself. The identify bankruptcy is the longest, and is dividied into 7 subsections. It describes Stevenson's arrival at manhattan as an immigrant, in addition to thousands of different Europeans, and his educate trip from manhattan to San Francisco in an immigrant teach. Stevenson describes the educate as having 3 sections: one for ladies and kids, one for males, and one for chinese language. He notes that whereas the Europeans regarded down at the chinese language for being soiled, actually the chinese language carriages have been the hottest and their passengers the cleanest. Robert Louis Stevenson (13 November 1850 – three December 1894) used to be a Scottish novelist, poet, essayist, and go back and forth author. His most renowned works are Treasure Island, abducted, unusual Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde and A kid's backyard of Verses. A literary big name in the course of his lifetime, Stevenson now ranks because the twenty sixth such a lot translated writer on this planet. His works were sought after by means of many different writers, together with Jorge Luis Borges, Bertolt Brecht, Marcel Proust, Arthur Conan Doyle, Henry James, Cesare Pavese, Emilio Salgari, Ernest Hemingway, Rudyard Kipling, Jack London, Vladimir Nabokov, J. M. Barrie, and G. ok. Chesterton, who acknowledged of him that he "seemed to choose the precise observe up close to his pen, like a guy enjoying spillikins".

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