Another MRAC Dramatic Reading from the Humanities Program.
Robert Louis Stevenson, Storyteller.
An Edinburgh Scotsman from a wealthy family, Louis struggled his entire life with hemorrhagic telangiectasia, a rare hereditary disease resulting in pulmonary bleeding. He was a brilliant writer, who lived life to the fullest and became an adventurer despite his infirmity. A man who loved with a careless heart and only asked to be loved in return.
A fictional biography, some aspects of dialogue, character and scenes have been reimagined.
Author of novels such as:
The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, Treasure Island, Kidnapped, The Black Arrow, The Master of Ballan Trae, The Wrong Box, The Wrecker,
The Bottle Imp, The Suicide Club, The Body Snatcher, Weir of Hermiston, Catriona, New Arabian Nights, Prince Otto, The Ebb Tide