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The Scottish Novels: "Kidnapped", "Catriona", "Master of Ballantrae" and "Weir of Hermiston" (Canongate Classics): ... of Ballantrae" and "Weir of Hermiston" Paperback – 1 Jan 1997


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  • Paperback: 864 pages
  • Publisher: Canongate Books Ltd; Main edition (1 Jan. 1997)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0862415330
  • ISBN-13: 978-0862415334
  • Product Dimensions: 4.4 x 12.7 x 19.7 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 321,128 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-94), was born and educated in Edinburgh. He was a sickly child, and most of his adult years were to be spent travelling in search of a climate which would do least damage to his lungs. Following the family tradition in civil engineering, he went to Edinburgh University in 1867. More interested in literature and the Bohemian life, he changed to law and qualified as an advocate in 1875. Thereafter he gave himself to his creative ambitions, with frequent visits to London and to France, where he met Fanny Osbourne, a married American woman who was to become his future wife. Stevenson began with essays, short stories and travel writing, most notably Travels with a Donkey in the Cevennes (1879). He went to California to marry Fanny in 1880. The journey nearly killed him, but he wrote of his experiences in Across the Plains (1892), The Amateur Emigrant (1895) and The Silverado Squatters (1883). He is, perhaps, best remembered for his first novel Treasure Island (1883), and his early reputation was made with this and other examples of adventure fiction, not least Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde which appeared as a paperback thriller in 1886.

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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By D. Collier on 18 Dec. 2009
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Good to have all the Scottish novels of RLS in one book, so you can refer to them from one to the other. It's just the novels, there's no glossary of the archaic Scottish words that RLS makes quite a lot of use of in parts. But in any case still for reading, and re-reading. Catriona has to be my all-time favourite, quite simply for the language - so elegant.
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2 of 3 people found the following review helpful By K Halifax on 7 Feb. 2011
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I love Robert Louis Stevenson but I am getting bogged down with Catriona. There is so much thick Scottish dialect in all the dialogue that I basically need extensive footnotes, or a translation, to figue out what is going on! Since Catriona is the sequel to Kidnapped, I assumed it would be similarly understandable, but I guess Robert underwent a surge of nationalistic pride and went way more Scottish on the next installment. It has been sitting about with a bookmark in Chapter 3 for quite some time now...
The 4-novel volume is handy and not too cumbersome to hold and read, even though it is a fairly fat book. So if you do want these novels, this edition is good value for money.
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Catriolina 17 Mar. 2013
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Stevenson is a 19th century writer. I only read it for Catrolina to follow up the famous Kidnapped. I felt it kinda lost me more in intellect than a fast moving adventure. Otherwise a great eye into that period Highland times.
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