stevenson, robert louis

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Stevenson, Robert Louis definition


A nineteenth-century Scottish author. He spent the last few years of his life as a planter and storyteller on Samoa in the south Pacific Ocean. His works include The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, Treasure Island, and A Child's Garden of Verses.

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