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Prince Otto : A Romance

By Stevenson, Robert Louis

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Title: Prince Otto : A Romance  
Author: Stevenson, Robert Louis
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Language: English
Subject: Fiction, Children's literature, Children's fiction
Collections: Children's Literature Collection
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Publisher: World Public Library Association

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Stevenson, R. L. (n.d.). Prince Otto : A Romance. Retrieved from http://hawaiilibrary.net/


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Excerpt: As my husband has said, was projected in California,, but was not taken up seriously until the year 1883, when we were living in the little chalet, La Solitude, in Hyeres. The labor that went into the making of the book was greater than he ever expended over any other novel, either before or after. This story, fantastic and artificial to a degree, demanded a style to correspond. The high key of its beginning was difficult to maintain and proved somewhat of a strain. It was the last effort of his earlier manner. My husband often said, in later years, that he had outlived this style and would be at a loss to regain it were he to attempt another book of the same character. Prince Otto was originally modeled on the character of his cousin, Robert Alan Stevenson, but...

Table of Contents
Table of Contents: BOOK I -- PRINCE ERRANT -- CHAPTER PAGE -- I IN WHICH THE PRINCE DEPARTS ON AN ADVENTURE -- 3 -- II IN WHICH THE PRINCE PLAYS HAROUN-ALRASCHID --, 9 -- III IN WHICH THE PRINCE COMFORTS AGE AND -- BEAUTY AND DELIVERS A LECTURE ON DISCRETION -- IN LOVE 24 -- IV IN WHICH THE PRINCE COLLECTS OPINIONS BY -- THE WAY 40 -- BOOK II -- OF LOVE AND POLITICS -- I WHAT HAPPENED IN THE LIBRARY 61 -- II ON THE COURT OF GRUNEWALD, BEING A -- PORTION OF THE TRAVELLER'S MANUSCRIPT, 77 -- III THE PRINCE AND THE ENGLISH TRAVELLER, 87 -- IV WHILE THE PRINCE is IN THE ANTE-ROOM 98 -- V GONDREMARK IS IN MY LADY'S CHAMBER, Io6 -- VI THE PRINCE DELIVERS A LECTURE ON MARRIAGE -- WITH PRACTICAL ILLUSTRATIONS OF DIVORCE 116 -- VII THE PRINCE DISSOLVES THE COUNCIL, 129 -- VIII THE PARTY OF WAR TAKES ACTION, 143

 

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