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Memories and Portraits, Memoirs of Himself and Selections from His Notebook

by Robert Louis Stevenson

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  • 15 Currently reading

Published by Kessinger Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Literature: History & Criticism,
  • Literary,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages204
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8058987M
    ISBN 10076614657X
    ISBN 109780766146570

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Memories and Portraits, Memoirs of Himself and Selections from His Notebook by Robert Louis Stevenson Download PDF EPUB FB2

The essay I read it for, his praise of Vicomte de Bragelonne was a delight for a Dumas fan-girl like me. The Kindle version is free - This is a quaint little book. I did not read all of it, as I ordered it for one specific essay, but ended up reading most of them (some on literature, some on memories of his childhood and youth)/5.

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Open Library is an initiative of the Internet Archive, a (c)(3) non-profit, building a Memories and Portraits library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital projects include the Wayback Machine, and The sixteen essays of the collection cover a wide range.

The first eleven consists of personal memories (and portraits) of family and friends. Indeed, apart from his exuberant and very candid letters, Memories and Portraits is the nearest thing to an autobiography published by Stevenson.

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