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The Bottle Imp (O le Fagu Aitu)

Robert Louis Stevenson

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Robert Louis Stevenson considered his supernatural short story The Bottle Imp one of his best – this edition is the first to publish the English and Samoan versions together.

ISBN: 978-1-877577-66-6 Category: Tags: , ,

Product Description

Robert Louis Stevenson considered his supernatural short story The Bottle Imp one of his best. A Faustian folktale transplanted to the Pacific, The Bottle Imp was the only one of Stevenson’s works to be translated into a Polynesian language in his lifetime, as the Samoan O le Fagu Aitu.

Featuring an extensive introduction by Stevenson scholar Roger G Swearingen, and accompanied by the original illus­trations, this edition is the first to publish the English and Samoan versions together.

About the author

Introduced by Roger G Swearingen, a leading authority on the life and works of Robert Louis Stevenson.

Edited by Robert Hoskins, Associate Professor of Musicology at Massey University.

 

Additional Information

Dimensions 148 x 210 mm
Format

Soft cover, A5, 102 pages