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The Short Stories Of Robert Louis Stevenson

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The short story is often viewed as an inferior relation to the Novel. But it is an art in itself. To take a story and distil its essence into fewer pages while keeping character and plot rounded and driven is not an easy task. Many try and many fail. In this series we look at short stories from many of our most accomplished writers. Miniature masterpieces with a lot to say

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Paperback, 68 pages
Published November 2nd 2012 by Miniature Masterpieces
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Aaron Schwartz
Jul 02, 2014 Aaron Schwartz rated it liked it
Shelves: classics, fiction
These stories were alright, but overall not terribly imperative. The suicide club story is intriguing and creative, but most other things were just kind of nice. Enjoyable, but I don't think I would tell anyone "you have to read this!"
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Robert Louis (Balfour) Stevenson was a Scottish novelist, poet, and travel writer, and a leading representative of English literature. He was greatly admired by many authors, including Jorge Luis Borges, Ernest Hemingway, Rudyard Kipling and Vladimir Nabokov.

Most modernist writers dismissed him, however, because he was popular and did not write within their narrow definition of literature. It is o
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