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British Non-Fiction Outdoors Writers: English Non-Fiction Outdoors Writers, Robert Louis Stevenson, Gerald Durrell, Alfred Wainwright

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 29. Chapters: English non-fiction outdoors writers, Robert Louis Stevenson, Gerald Durrell, Alfred Wainwright, Arnold Lunn, William Ellis, Colin Fletcher, Robin Knox-Johnston, David Baboulene, Peter Lunn, Eric Newby, James Riddell, William Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 29. Chapters: English non-fiction outdoors writers, Robert Louis Stevenson, Gerald Durrell, Alfred Wainwright, Arnold Lunn, William Ellis, Colin Fletcher, Robin Knox-Johnston, David Baboulene, Peter Lunn, Eric Newby, James Riddell, William Henry Oliphant Smeaton, Bob Roberts, Nigel Tetley, Peter Pye, Tim Moore, W. A. Poucher, Alec Rose, Crichton Porteous, Weston Martyr, Geoff Holt, Annie Hill, M. J. B. Baddeley, Mark Wallington, List of UK hill-walking guide writers. Excerpt: Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson (13 November 1850 - 3 December 1894) was a Scottish novelist, poet, essayist and travel writer. His best-known books include Treasure Island, Kidnapped, and Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde. A literary celebrity during his lifetime, Stevenson now ranks among the 30 most translated authors in the world, just below Charles Dickens. He has been greatly admired by many authors, including Jorge Luis Borges, Ernest Hemingway, Rudyard Kipling, Marcel Schwob, 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." Daguerreotype portrait of Robert Louis Stevenson as a young childStevenson was born Robert Lewis Balfour Stevenson at 8 Howard Place, Edinburgh, Scotland, on 13 November 1850, to Thomas Stevenson (1818-1887), a leading lighthouse engineer, and his wife, the former Margaret Isabella Balfour (1829-1897). Lighthouse design was the family profession: Thomas's own father (Robert's grandfather) was the famous Robert Stevenson, and his maternal grandfather, Thomas Smith, and brothers Alan and David were also among those in the business. On Margaret's side, the family were gentry, tracing their name back to an Alexander Balfour, who held the lands of Inchrye in Fife in the fifteenth century. Her father, Lewis Balfour ...


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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 29. Chapters: English non-fiction outdoors writers, Robert Louis Stevenson, Gerald Durrell, Alfred Wainwright, Arnold Lunn, William Ellis, Colin Fletcher, Robin Knox-Johnston, David Baboulene, Peter Lunn, Eric Newby, James Riddell, William Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 29. Chapters: English non-fiction outdoors writers, Robert Louis Stevenson, Gerald Durrell, Alfred Wainwright, Arnold Lunn, William Ellis, Colin Fletcher, Robin Knox-Johnston, David Baboulene, Peter Lunn, Eric Newby, James Riddell, William Henry Oliphant Smeaton, Bob Roberts, Nigel Tetley, Peter Pye, Tim Moore, W. A. Poucher, Alec Rose, Crichton Porteous, Weston Martyr, Geoff Holt, Annie Hill, M. J. B. Baddeley, Mark Wallington, List of UK hill-walking guide writers. Excerpt: Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson (13 November 1850 - 3 December 1894) was a Scottish novelist, poet, essayist and travel writer. His best-known books include Treasure Island, Kidnapped, and Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde. A literary celebrity during his lifetime, Stevenson now ranks among the 30 most translated authors in the world, just below Charles Dickens. He has been greatly admired by many authors, including Jorge Luis Borges, Ernest Hemingway, Rudyard Kipling, Marcel Schwob, 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." Daguerreotype portrait of Robert Louis Stevenson as a young childStevenson was born Robert Lewis Balfour Stevenson at 8 Howard Place, Edinburgh, Scotland, on 13 November 1850, to Thomas Stevenson (1818-1887), a leading lighthouse engineer, and his wife, the former Margaret Isabella Balfour (1829-1897). Lighthouse design was the family profession: Thomas's own father (Robert's grandfather) was the famous Robert Stevenson, and his maternal grandfather, Thomas Smith, and brothers Alan and David were also among those in the business. On Margaret's side, the family were gentry, tracing their name back to an Alexander Balfour, who held the lands of Inchrye in Fife in the fifteenth century. Her father, Lewis Balfour ...

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