Weir of Hermiston (Annotated)

Weir of Hermiston (Annotated)

by Robert Louis Stevenson

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Differentiated book• It has a historical context with research of the time-Weir of Hermiston by Robert Louis Stevenson.Weir of Hermiston (1896) is an unfinished novel by Robert Louis Stevenson. It is remarkably different from his previous works in style and has often been praised as a possible masterpiece. It was interrupted by Stevenson's sudden death in 1894 from a cerebral hemorrhage. The novel takes place at the time of the Napoleonic wars.The novel tells the story of Archie Weir, a young man born to an upper class family in Edinburgh. Due to his romantic sensitivity and sensitivity, Archie is separated from his father, who is depicted as the rude and cruel judge of a criminal court. By mutual consent, Archie is banished from his family of origin and sent to live as the local laird on family property near the village of Borders Hermiston.Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson (Edinburgh, Scotland, November 13, 1850-Vailima, near Apia, Samoa, December 3, 1894) was a British novelist, poet, and essayist. His legacy is a vast work that includes travel chronicles, adventure and historical novels, as well as lyrics and essays. He is mainly known for being the author of some of the most classic adventure and fantasy stories in youth literature, such as Treasure Island, the adventure novel Kidnapped, the historical novel The Black Arrow,

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9798671428612
Publisher: Independently published
Publication date: 08/01/2020
Pages: 130
Product dimensions: 8.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.28(d)

About the Author

Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1894), a Scottish author of novels, poems, and essays, is best known for the classic books Treasure Island, Kidnapped, and The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. A literary celebrity during his lifetime, Stevenson remains popular for his celebrated contributions to the adventure and horror genres.

Date of Birth:

November 13, 1850

Date of Death:

December 3, 1894

Place of Birth:

Edinburgh, Scotland

Place of Death:

Vailima, Samoa

Education:

Edinburgh University, 1875

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