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The Best Robert Louis Stevenson Books

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List of the best Robert Louis Stevenson books, ranked by voracious readers in the Ranker community. With commercial success and critical acclaim, there's no doubt that Robert Louis Stevenson is one of the most popular authors of the last 100 years. If you're a huge fan of his work, then vote on your favorite novels below and make your opinion count. This poll is also a great resource for new fans of Robert Louis Stevenson who want to know which novels they should start reading first. These are some of the most iconic books of all time, books that have stood the test of time as some of the most well-known books in history. With memorable characters and excellent storytelling, there's no reason why you shouldn't check out his work if you're a big reader.Items on this list include Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde and Treasure Island. What are Robert Louis Stevenson's best novels? Vote on this list and help us definitively answer that question.
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  • 1
    38
    6

    First Published1886-01-05

    SubjectsMedical, Literary, Supernatural, Education, Literature

    Genres (Book)Speculative fiction, Drama, Children's literature, Horror Film, Thriller

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

    #25 of 176 The Greatest Science Fiction Novels of All Time#33 of 186 The Scariest Horror Books of All Time#38 of 110 The Scariest Novels of All Time

  • 2

    Treasure Island

    Robert Louis Stevenson
    35
    7

    First Published1883

    SubjectsMonarch, Literary, Piracy, 18th century, Places

    Genres (Book)Speculative fiction, Children's literature, Fiction, Adventure fiction

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

    #17 of 331 The Top Must-Read Books of All Time#17 of 1,236 The Best Novels Ever Written#23 of 171 35+ Books Everybody Lies About Having Read

  • 3

    A Child's Garden of Verses

    Robert Louis Stevenson
    28
    6

    First Published1885

    Genres (Book)Speculative fiction

  • 4

    The Wrecker

    Lloyd Osbourne, Robert Louis Stevenson
    20
    3

    First Published1892

    SubjectsLiterary, Literature, Classics, Adventure

    Genres (Book)Speculative fiction, Fiction, Novel, Adventure fiction

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

  • 5

    Kidnapped

    Robert Louis Stevenson
    25
    16

    First Published1886

    SubjectsLiterary, Literature, Coming of age, Classics, 19th century

    Genres (Book)Children's literature, Fiction, Novel, Historical novel, Adventure fiction

    Original LanguageEnglish Language, Scots Language

  • 6

    The Bottle Imp

    Robert Louis Stevenson
    14
    2

    SubjectsLiterary, Literature, Classics, Polynesia, Hawaii

    Genres (Book)Fiction

  • 7

    Prince Otto

    Robert Louis Stevenson
    13
    2

    First Published1885-11-01

    SubjectsMusic, Literature, Classics, Adventure

    Genres (Book)Speculative fiction, Fiction, Novel

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

  • 8

    The Wrong Box

    Lloyd Osbourne, Robert Louis Stevenson
    11
    1

    SubjectsLiterary, Literature, Classics

    Genres (Book)Speculative fiction, Black comedy, Fiction, Comedy

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

  • 9

    Memories and Portraits

    Robert Louis Stevenson
    11
    1

    First Published1887-11

    SubjectsLiterary, Literature, Classics, 19th century, Scotland

    Genres (Book)Biography, Historical fiction, Travel, Fiction, Autobiography

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

  • 10

    More New Arabian Nights:The Dynamiter

    Fanny Vandegrift, Robert Louis Stevenson
    6
    2

    First Published1885

    Genres (Book)Speculative fiction, Short story

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

  • 11

    The Silverado Squatters

    Robert Louis Stevenson
    8
    1

    First Published1883

    SubjectsLiterature, California, World, Classics, Adventure

    Genres (Book)Philosophy, Travel, Fiction, Reference, Short story

    Original LanguageEnglish Language, Scots Language

  • 12

    First Published1888

    SubjectsLiterary, Espionage, Europe, Literature, Classics

    Genres (Book)Romance novel, Speculative fiction, Children's literature, Historical fiction, Fiction

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

  • 13

    New Arabian Nights

    Robert Louis Stevenson
    6
    0

    First Published1882

    SubjectsLiterary, Literature, Classics, Adventure, Folklore

    Genres (Book)Speculative fiction, Fiction, Short story

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

  • 14

    St. Ives

    Robert Louis Stevenson
    3
    0

    First Published1897

    SubjectsLiterary, Literature, Classics, England

    Genres (Book)Speculative fiction, Fiction, Novel

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

  • 15

    The Suicide Club

    Robert Louis Stevenson
    8
    2

    Genres (Book)Speculative fiction

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

  • 16

    First Published1887

    SubjectsLiterary, Literature, Classics, Horror Film

    Genres (Book)Speculative fiction, Horror Film, Fiction, Short story

    Original LanguageEnglish Language, Scots Language

  • 17

    The Master of Ballantrae

    Robert Louis Stevenson
    12
    8

    First Published1889

    SubjectsLiterary, Espionage, Literature, Revenge, Classics

    Genres (Book)Speculative fiction, Children's literature, Historical fiction, Fiction, Historical novel

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

  • 18

    Catriona

    Robert Louis Stevenson
    5
    0

    First Published1893

    SubjectsLiterature, Classics, Adventure, Scotland, 18th century

    Genres (Book)Romance novel, Speculative fiction, Fiction, Historical novel, Adventure fiction

    Original LanguageEnglish Language, Scots Language

  • 19

    The Ebb-Tide

    Lloyd Osbourne, Robert Louis Stevenson
    9
    4

    First Published1894

    SubjectsLiterature, Ocean, Classics, 19th century, Adventure

    Genres (Book)Fiction, Novel, Adventure fiction

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

  • 20

    Weir of Hermiston

    Robert Louis Stevenson
    7
    3

    First Published1896

    SubjectsLiterature, Classics, Scotland, Novel

    Genres (Book)Speculative fiction, Fiction, Novel

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

  • 21

    First Published1879

    SubjectsRobert Louis Stevenson, Cévennes

    Genres (Book)Non-fiction, Essay

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