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    • The Wrong Box

    • By: Robert Louis Stevenson, Lloyd Osbourne
    • Narrated by: Stanley Green
    • Length: 6 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
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    "The Wrong Box" is a black comedy novel co-written by Robert Louis Stevenson and Lloyd Osbourne, first published in 1889. The story is about two elderly brothers Masterman and Joseph Finsbury, who are the last two surviving members of a tontine, an investment scheme set up many years before, in which the last member stands to receive a fortune.

    Regular price: $7.54

    • The Wrong Box

    • By: Robert Louis Stevenson, Lloyd Osbourne
    • Narrated by: Jim Killavey
    • Length: 6 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 15
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    Robert Louis Stevenson, know mostly for his tales of adventure and horror, also had a humorous side. This black comedy of errors deals with a coffin that keeps disappearing, and then showing up again in very strange places.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Perfect Halloween comedy, amusing any time

    • By Mary on 10-26-08

    Regular price: $13.26

    • The Ebb-Tide

    • By: Robert Louis Stevenson, Lloyd Osbourne
    • Narrated by: Lawrence Skinner
    • Length: 5 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
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    "The Ebb-Tide" is a novel written by Robert Louis Stevenson and his stepson Lloyd Osbourne. Three beggars operate in the port of Papeete on Tahiti. They are Herrick, a failed English businessman; Davis, an American sea captain disgraced by the loss of his last ship; and Huish, a dishonest Cockney of various employments. One day they see THE opportunity to steal a ship and its cargo, but being trapped into an insurance scam, their hopes prove to be in vain.

    Regular price: $7.35