Robert Louis Stevenson Biography

Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson 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, Bertolt Brecht, Marcel Proust, Arthur Conan Doyle, Henry James, Cesare Pavese, Ernest Hemingway, Rudyard Kipling, Jack London, 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." Source: Wikipedia

Biography Snapshot
Name:
Robert Louis Stevenson
Nationality:
United Kingdom
Profession:
Writer, Novelist, Poet, Author, Screenwriter, Lyricist
Religion:
Atheism
Date of Birth:
November 13, 1850
Astrological Sign:
Scorpio
Date of Death:
December 3, 1894
Age at Death:
44
Cause of Death:
Cerebral hemorrhage
Marriages
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