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HOLIDAY BREAK! Sorry, but I’ll not be blogging for about two weeks, just taking my holyday break. I’ll be back at the end of August Best wishes for a nice summer! Mafalda

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“Aubrey de Vere the poet has been to see me: in a front view, he is simply my father”

A fragment published in a catalogue of RLS’s manuscripts being sold in New York in 1921 [As usual, for correct and critical edition of this letter, see Mehew 5, 1690.] To his parents [Catalogue of Brick Row Bookshop, NY 1921, … Continue reading

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CONFERENCE BREAK!

The Centre for Literature and Writing (CLAW) at Edinburgh Napier University is hosting the international Robert Louis Stevenson conference, 5-8 July 2017. Under the title ‘Robert Louis Stevenson: New Perspectives’, the conference will be exploring the possibilities of fresh approaches which … Continue reading

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HOLIDAY BREAK! I’ll be back blogging beginning 2017! In the meantime… All the best and sincere thanks for following my blog! Mafalda

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So I moralise blandly as we sit together on the devil’s garden-wall

[Dots between square brackets indicate cuts made by Sidney Colvin. For full, correct and critical edition of this letter, see Mehew 5, 1328.] To his father [Colvin 1911, 2, pp. 243-244] Bonallie Towers, Bournemouth, [c. 12] November 1884 My dear … Continue reading

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I love writing boys’ books. This first is only an experiment

This tells of the farther progress of Treasure Island, of the price paid for it, and of the modest hopes with which it was launched. Alexander Japp had proposed to offer the story for publication to the editor of Young … Continue reading

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To write a book like this were impossible

A close intimate of J.A. Symonds, and frequent visitor at Davos, was Horatio Robert Forbes Brown (1854-1926), historian of Venice. He took warmly, as did every one, to Stevenson. The following two notes are from a copy of Penn’s Fruits … Continue reading

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