Robert Louis Stevenson
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Robert Louis Stevenson

Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1894) was a novelist, poet, short-story writer, and essayist. In 1883, while bedridden with tuberculosis, he wrote what would become one of the best known and most beloved collections of children's poetry in the English language, A Child's Garden of Verses. Block City is taken from that collection. Stevenson is also the author of such classics as Treasure Island, Kidnapped, and The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde.

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    • The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde

    • By: Robert Louis Stevenson
    • Narrated by: Richard Armitage
    • Length: 3 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 548
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 508
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 504

    Audible presents a special edition of The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde narrated by Richard Armitage....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Changed my understanding of processing literature

    • By Brent W on 11-02-17

    Regular price: $21.31

    • The Adventure Collection

    • Treasure Island, The Jungle Book, Gulliver's Travels, White Fang, The Merry Adventures of Robin
    • By: Jonathan Swift, Jack London, Rudyard Kipling, and others
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance, Michael Page, Buck Schirner
    • Length: 40 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 570
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 521
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 517

    This set includes five tales of extraordinary heroism, marvelous intrigue, and exceptional courage that have inspired and amazed people for generations....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Here are the Chapter Numbers for Each Book

    • By Lynnette on 06-10-16

    Regular price: $69.99

    • Treasure Island

    • By: Robert Louis Stevenson
    • Narrated by: Alfred Molina
    • Length: 7 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,610
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,306
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,309

    Robert Louis Stevenson's cherished, unforgettable adventure magically captures the thrill of a sea voyage and a treasure hunt through the eyes of its teenage protagonist, Jim Hawkins....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful!

    • By Jessica Kos on 01-02-08

    Regular price: $25.20

    • Kidnapped

    • By: Robert Louis Stevenson
    • Narrated by: Frederick Davidson
    • Length: 7 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 178
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 117
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 121

    In this spirited and romantic saga, a young heir named David Balfour meets his miserly uncle Ebenezer, who has illegally taken control of the Balfour estate....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great story, great reader.

    • By Kappavpi on 02-06-06

    Regular price: $20.97

    • A Child's Garden of Verses

    • By: Robert Louis Stevenson
    • Narrated by: uncredited
    • Length: 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 14
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14

    Robert Louis Stevenson's "Happy Thought" betokens all the joy and wonder of A Child's Garden of Verses....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A pleasure to listen!

    • By Auntie Reader on 08-04-17

    Regular price: $5.59

    • Catriona

    • By: Robert Louis Stevenson
    • Narrated by: Frederick Davidson
    • Length: 10 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 43
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 27
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 28

    Balfour returns to the city in order to defend Breck against false charges in the Appin murder....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A treat

    • By Tad Davis on 02-08-13

    Regular price: $19.57

    • Scary Stories for Kids

    • By: Ambrose Bierce, Robert Louis Stevenson
    • Narrated by: Ashley Bogert, Erin Maya Darke
    • Length: 1 hr and 19 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 5

    Scary Stories for Kids presents two classic chillers certain to spark the imaginations of boys and ghouls everywhere....

    Regular price: $7.95

    • Kidnapped

    • By: Robert Louis Stevenson
    • Narrated by: David McCallion
    • Length: 7 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 20
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18

    Robert Louis Stevenson's Kidnapped tells the story of a young orphaned 17-year old boy named David living in Scotland during the 18th century....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Kidnapped

    • By Robert F. Barlow on 07-05-16

    Regular price: $19.95

    • A Child's Garden Of Verses

    • By: Robert Louis Stevenson
    • Narrated by: Judith Anderson
    • Length: 35 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Here is a delightful look at childhood, written by master poet and storyteller Robert Louis Stevenson. In this collection of sixty-six poems, Stevenson recalls the joys of his childhood....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Disappointing

    • By UlrikeDG on 10-28-09

    Regular price: $7.22

    • The Black Arrow

    • By: Robert Louis Stevenson
    • Narrated by: Ron Keith
    • Length: 9 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 54
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 45
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 45

    The 15th-century Wars of the Roses serve as backdrop for this swashbuckling historical novel from the author of Kidnapped and Treasure Island.....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent writing, excellent narration, good story

    • By Benedict on 08-15-13

    Regular price: $24.49

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