Questions about the works of the Scottish novelist and poet Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1894) or his life as a writer.

Robert Louis Stevenson (November 13, 1850 - December 3, 1894) was a Scottish novelist. His most famous works include:

  • Treasure Island (1883), a novel narrating the story of "buccaneers and buried gold". It is had a considerable impact on the popular view of pirates, such as the "X marks the spot", schooners, and shoulder parrots.
  • Kidnapped (1886) is a historical fiction novel set around real 18th-century events, most prominently the Appin Murder on May 14th, 1752.
  • Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1886) centers around the strange occurrences in London related to Dr. Henry Jekyll and an evil Edward Hyde after Jekyll's attempts to separate good and evil goes awry.
  • A Child's Garden of Verses (1885) is a collection of poems for children on topics such as childhood, illness, play, and solitude.