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Stevenson, Robert Louis

Syllabification: Ste·ven·son, Robert Louis
Pronunciation: /
 
ˈstēvənsən/

Definition of Stevenson, Robert Louis in English:

( 1850–94), Scottish novelist, poet, and travel writer; full name Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson. Stevenson, who wrote Treasure Island (1883), is also known for A Child’s Garden of Verses, a collection of poetry first published as Penny Whistles in 1885. Oher notable works: The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde and Kidnapped (both 1886).

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