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    DescriptionIn 1878, Robert Louis Stevenson was suffering from poor health, struggling to survive on the income derived from his writings, and tormented by his infatuation with Fanny Osbourne, a married American woman. His response was to embark on a journey through the Cevennes with a donkey, Modestine, and a notebook, which he later transformed into Travels with a Donkey. Just a few months after publication, Stevenson was off again this time crossing the Atlantic and the breadth of America in the hope of being re-united with Fanny, an experience he recorded in The Amateur Emigrant. Both pieces are classics of travel writings, which reveal as much about Stevenson's character as the landscape he travels through.


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    Title
    Travels with a Donkey in the Cevennes: AND the Amateur Emigrant
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Robert Louis Stevenson, Edited by Christopher MacLachlan
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 320
    Width: 128 mm
    Height: 192 mm
    Thickness: 22 mm
    Weight: 281 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780141439464
    ISBN 10: 0141439467
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    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
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    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T8.5
    B&T Book Type: FI
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    BIC subject category V2: WTLC
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 05
    BISAC V2.8: FIC004000
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    Ingram Subject Code: TT
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    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 02
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: ET050
    Ingram Theme: CULT/FRANCE
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 23120
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 823/.8
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 62
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 17
    BISAC V2.8: TRV009050
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    LC classification: PR5488 .T8 2004
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    DC22: 828.803
    LC classification: PR5488
    BISAC V2.8: FIC019000
    BISAC region code: 1.1.2.5.0.0.0
    Thema V1.0: WTLC
    Thema geographical qualifier V1.0: 1DDF
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    Publisher
    Penguin Books Ltd
    Imprint name
    PENGUIN CLASSICS
    Publication date
    31 January 2005
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-94) was born in Edinburgh and studied engineering and law, before turning to writing full time. He wrote essays, travel literature, poetry, and fiction. Christopher MacLachlan is Senior Lecturer in English at St Andrews. He has written widely on 18th-century English/ Scottish literature; the Scottish Enlightenment; modern Scottish literature.