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Stevenson under the palm trees

Alberto Manguel

Stevenson under the palm trees

by Alberto Manguel

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Published by Thomas Allen Publishers in Toronto .
Written in English


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StatementAlberto Manguel.
The Physical Object
Pagination97 p. :
Number of Pages97
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19070914M
ISBN 100887621384

Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif; Stevenson Under the Palm Trees: Alberto Manguel. Manguel (News from a Foreign Country Came, ; the nonfiction A History of Reading, ; etc.) offers a tiny but deft and quietly moving story of Robert Louis Stevenson at his premature son’s health brought him first to America and then to Samoa, but he was still to die at the age of 44, in Here, we follow him through the last weeks of his life, beginning one .

Stevenson under the palm trees. [Alberto Manguel] -- "Casting Robert Louis Stevenson as his protagonist, Alberto Manguel spins a literary murder mystery in the South Pacific that echoes Joseph Conrad, A. S. Byatt, and the psychological underpinnings of.   Internationally acclaimed as an essayist and novelist, Alberto Manguel is also a prize-winning translator and has edited ten anthologies. Author of the award-winning A History of Reading, News from a Foreign Country Came and Stevenson Under the Palm Trees, his most recent book is A Reading Diary/5().

  Stevenson Under The Palm Trees - Alberto Manguel. DOWNLOAD HERE. In the lush, uninhibited atmosphere of Samoa, Robert Louis Stevenson is languishing with the disease that will soon kill him; when. Stevenson under the Palm Trees In the last year of his life, a deeply disturbed Robert Louis Stevenson encounters a mysterious Scottish missionary and becomes embroiled in the investigation of the rape and murder of a Samoan woman, as well as a case of arson, in this merging of biography, fantasy and thriller.


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Stevenson Under the Palm Trees by Alberto Manguel 96pp, Canongate, £ Robert Louis Stevenson wrote Jekyll and Hyde in Bournemouth inand died in Samoa 10 years later. Hailed in Europe as a literary, philosophical, and psychological masterpiece, Alberto Manguel’s novella Stevenson Under the Palm Trees is now being published in Robert Louis Stevenson, the famous creator of Treasure Island and The Strange Case of Dr, Jekyll and Mr.

Hyde, as his protagonist, Manguel paints a portrait of the writer’s final days on the island of. Stevenson under the palm trees 1st American ed. by Alberto Manguel. Published by Canongate U.S. in New York. Written in EnglishPages:   Stevenson Under the Palm Trees interweaves factual events from Stevenson’s final days with reflections on the themes of duality and the manifestations of desire – the very ideas Stevenson was exploring in Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde.

Stevenson Under the Palm Trees. Written by Alberto Manguel Review by Adelaida Lower “He stopped for a moment, partly because of the pain and partly because of the horror that the story produced in him, but then he carried on, driven by a stronger need He covered twenty pages without a single erasure.”.

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Author of the award-winning A History of Reading, News from a Foreign Country Came and Stevenson Under the Palm Trees, his most recent book is A Reading Diary. Born in Buenos Aires, he has lived in Italy, England, Tahiti and Canada, and now lives in France, where he was named an Officer of the Order of Arts and Letters.

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