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David Balfour : misleid en verliefd

David Balfour : misleid en verliefd

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David Balfour, misleid en verliefd begint op het moment dat het beroemdere boek van Robert Louis Stevenson eindigt - met Balfour in Edinburgh, ??koud en berouwvol bij het kantoor van de British Linen Company. Vanaf daar begint een onstuimige reeks avonturen die onze gelijknamige held achtereenvolgens doen stranden op een afgelegen eiland, reizen door Nederland en Frankrijk, waar hij vecht voor zij
Title
David Balfour : misleid en verliefd
Author
Robert Louis Stevenson 1850-1894
Language
Dutch
Original language
English
Original title
Catriona
Publisher
Utrecht: Het Spectrum, [2008] | Other editions
256 p.
ISBN
9789031505555

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About Robert Louis Stevenson

Robert Louis Stevenson (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, Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, Kidnapped and A Child's Garden of Verses.

Born and educated in Edinburgh, Stevenson suffered from serious bronchial trouble for much of his life, but continued to write prolifically and travel widely in defiance of his poor health. As a young man, he mixed in London literary circles, receiving encouragement from Andrew Lang, Edmund Gosse, Leslie Stephen and W. E. Henley, the last of whom may have provided the model for Long John Silver in Treasure Island. In 1890, he settled in Samoa where, alarmed at increasing European and American influence in the South Sea islands, his writing turned away from romance and adventure toward a darker realism. He died i…Read more on Wikipedia

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