Stevenson is best-known for his children’s novel, ‘Treasure Island’, as well as his novella’ ‘The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde’, but he wrote horror stories too. This one concerns a young man making a deal with the Devil after he commits a dreadful crime. He can escape with the help of Satan or face the hangman (4,290 words).
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