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There Be Treasure at the National

Before there was Disney’s Frozen, there was Bryony Lavery’s Frozen. No Olaf here, just the convicted killer of a ten year old girl and her mother having many conversations. 402 more words


The Great Affair of Moving: A Fantasy Train-Travel Itinerary, inspired by Robert Louis Stevenson

British author Robert Louis Stevenson once wrote: “I travel for travel’s sake. The great affair is to move.”

Agreed. Movement is major, no matter how you accomplish it. 759 more words

Erin J. Bernard

Week 02 - 'Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde' by Robert Louis Stevenson


Dr Lanyon has died mysteriously from shock, and has left behind a letter. Why do you think Stevenson has chosen to reveal crucial information in the form of a letter, that is, what effect does this letter have on the plot development of the novella? 245 more words

pede claudo

“Poor Harry Jekyll,” he thought, “my mind misgives me he is in deep waters! He was wild when he was young; a long while ago to be sure; but in the law of God, there is no statute of limitations. 43 more words


The Sunday Intertitle: Tales of Witless Madness

Richard Oswald made UNHEIMLICHE GESCHICHTEN twice. The 1932 one is covered here, but for some reason it’s taken me ages to get around to the 1919 one, which stars Conrad Veidt (pre-CALIGARI), Reinhold Schunzel (better known, by me anyway, as a director of thirties comedies), and famed dancer Anita Berber. 532 more words


January 23 - A Prayer in Time of Rain by Robert Louis Stevenson

We thank Thee, Lord, for the glory of the late days and the excellent face of Thy sun.
We thank Thee for good news received. 100 more words


The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde - Robert Louis Stevenson

I have discovered recently that I have only read a very small number of classic books. I spurned Dickens at an early age (to the point where I wrote a GCSE essay on Great Expectations without getting past chapter 3) and have only read classic novels by a select group of authors. 425 more words