As my mother said "This is the heaviest affliction that has ever befallen me". Short story collections
New Arabian Nights (1882)
More New Arabian Nights: The Dynamiter (1885); co-written with Fanny Van De Grift Stevenson
The Merry Men and Other Tales and Fables (1887); contains 6 stories. Stephen in turn would introduce him to a more important friend.
His works have been admired by many other writers including Jorge Luis Borges Ernest Hemingway Rudyard Kipling Marcel Schwob Vladimir NabokovJ. A literary celebrity during his lifetime Stevenson now ranks among the 26 most translated authors in the world. His most famous works are Treasure Island Kidnapped and Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde.