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Book Review: Thus I Lived With Words

Thus I Lived with Words

Robert Louis Stevenson and the Writer’s Craft

by Annette R. Federico

University of Iowa Press
Muse Books

Biographies & Memoirs , Nonfiction (Adult)

Pub Date 15 Nov 2017

Archive Date 15 Jan 2018

I am reviewing a copy of Thus I Lived With Words through University of Iowa Press/Muse Books and Netgalley:

The thing Robert Louis Stevenson who lived from 1850-1894 loved to talk about most was the Craft of Writing.

Stevenson belonged to the newly commercial literary world, the start of the era of mass readership, marketing and celebrity.  A time when writers were often revered.  He gave plenty of practical advise for writers.  Stevenson believed the greatest thing a writer could do was find an appetite of joy.

I give Thus I Lived With Words five out of five stars!

Happy Reading!

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