Robert Louis Stevenson - his life and struggles with illness

by Read Listen Learn · Biography · Intermediate

When he was young, Stevenson was a terrible disappointment to his family. He did not follow his grandfather and father into engineering and never even worked as a doctor after studying medicine for years. He did not follow them in their Christian beliefs. However he was an instant success as a writer and was happy in love. This is his strange story. (1,180 words)

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