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The Merry Men and Other Tales and Fables
Robert Louis Stevenson
$15.00

Born Robert Lewis Balfour Stevenson (13 November 1850-3 December 1894) was a Scottish novelist, essayist, poet and travel writer. He is best known for works such as Treasure Island,  Kidnapped and A Child’s Garden of Verses.  Contained herein, Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde is a Gothic novella first published in 1886. The work is also known as The Strange Case of Jekyll Hyde, Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, or simply Jekyll and Hyde. The novella follows Gabriel John Utterson, a London legal practitioner who investigates a series of strange occurrences between his old friend, Dr. Henry Jekyll, and a murderous criminal named Edward Hyde. The Merry Men is a short story first published in 1882 in Cornhill Magazine 45-6 (June/July 1882). The story was later published in Stevenson’s collection The Merry Men and Other Tales and Fables (1887). It is set on the fictional island Eilean Aros, based on the Isle of Erraid. The title derives from the local name given to a group of waves in the story, not from the Merry Men of Robin Hood and his merry men

Publisher:
Charles Scribner's Sons
Publish Date:
1905
Pages:
417
Format:
hardcover
ISBN:
Price:
$15.00

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