Robert Louis Stevenson
Robert Louis Stevenson was born in Scotland, married in California, wrote about the Caribbean, and died in Samoa.
Photograph by A.G. Dew Smith, courtesy the National Galleries of Scotland
exciting or unusual experience.
person who writes.
small, open boat with pointed ends.
physical, cultural, or psychological feature of an organism, place, or object.
harmful or cruel.
in mythology, evil or mischievous spirit.
body of land surrounded by water.
to set one thing or organism apart from others.
structure displaying large, bright lights to warn and help ships navigate coastal waters.
fictional narrative or story.
to get the better of someone by using intelligence and quick thinking.
to sit or rest on a tree branch or other elevated position.
thief who steals from ships or ships' crews while at sea.
any area on Earth with one or more common characteristics. Regions are the basic units of geography.
process and condition of owning another human being or being owned by another human being.
wealth, riches, and other valuable materials.
existing in the tropics, the latitudes between the Tropic of Cancer in the north and the Tropic of Capricorn in the south.
antagonist or evil character in a story.