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Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1894) was a Scottish writer. Aside from famous novels such as Treasure Island and short stories such as Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, RLS also wrote some travel essays for various newspapers or magazines, for money. He died of tuberculosis after moving to Samoa.
[Portrait of Robert Louis Stevenson, 1879. Pencil drawing
by P. S. Kroyer (1851-1909), Den Hirschspungske Samling,
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