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Robert Louis Stevenson began writing during the Victorian era His style was unlike anyone elses and his stories are still popular today Robert Louis Stevenson was an author of many classic novels and his literary success became popular when he wrote the mystery called The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde Robert Louis Stevenson wrote The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde in 1886 at the young age of thirty-six He was born on November 13 1850 in Edinburgh Scotland His father Thomas was a builder of lighthouses His mother Margaret came from a family of lawyers and church ministers Robert chose not to follow in either of his parents footsteps Instead writing became his passion Roberts childhood was plagued with sickness and fever with symptoms of tuberculosis As a result regular schooling became difficult Cyclopedia of World Authors 1927 According to Magills Survey of World Literature Stevenson didnt learn to read until he was 7 years old but he enjoyed stories told to him by his father of adventure This enabled Roberts imagination to grow and he created his own tales His father was proud of him but afraid his only son would not succeed in life His father suggested law school just incase his writing did not succeed He graduated but he never practiced law 1854 Instead he wanted to travel for adventure and to find good health Robert Louis Stevenson began his travels in 1870 In the Life and Works of Robert Louis Stevenson written by Richard Dury Dury claims Stevenson first went to France where he met Fanny Osbourne an American lady Stevenson traveled all throughout France which inspired him to write An Inland Voyage his first published work His career as a writer developed slowly but he continued to have a keen eye for human observation His own insight into the nature of mankind and human suffering are displayed
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