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In the South Seas (Penguin Classics)

 
 
 
 
In the South Seas (Penguin Classics)
Author: Robert Louis Stevenson
ISBN 13: 9780140434361
ISBN 10: 140434364
Edition: F First Paperback Edition
Publisher: Penguin Classics
Publication Date: 1999-12-01
Format: Paperback
Pages: 336
List Price: $17.00
 
 

This is the story of Stevenson's Pacific travels on the Casco and the Equator. It is a beautifully observed account of island peoples and their life; it is also the story of the beginning of his love affair with the Pacific, and of his growing commitment to the island cause. In the South Seas has been described as "the most solid of Stevenson's general writings;" it is certainly his least known book as well as a unique gem of Pacific literature, and richly deserves to be rediscovered.