Robert Louis Stevenson, writer
Nov. 13, 1850-Dec. 3, 1894
Treasure Island, Dr Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. Stevenson penned these classics and more. He suffered from tuberculosis and wrote mostly in bed. A Scot, he eventually settled in Samoa.
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