Profile of the Day: Robert Louis Stevenson
Do you remember reading the fantastic tales of Treasure Island or Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde? Today in 1850, author Robert Louis Stevenson was born in Edinburgh, Scotland. Stevenson spent much of his life traveling abroad, and his global excursions often made their way into his writings. By the time he was 28, he had published his first volume of his work. In 1883, he published Treasure Island and became a literary celebrity. Soon the novel would become one of the most popular and widely read books of the era.
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