The essence of love is best defined as passionate kindness, run mad and become importunate and violent, so wrote Robert Louis Stevenson Fanny Osbourne was already nearly forty, married and mother of two children when they met and in defiance of Victorian morality became lovers They lived together in Paris for two years before Fanny returned to her husband to obtain a divorce and marry Louis, who had followed her to California So began a stormy, tortuous relationship as they travelled the world from Scotland to Samoa in search of a place where Fanny could keep the frail RLS alive for a few years. Free Read A Violent Passion. The Love Story of Robert Louis Stevenson & Fanny Osbourne [ Author ] Alanna Knight [ Kindle ePUB or eBook ] – bluevapours.co.uk
aka Margaret HopeAlanna Knight MBE has publishedthan sixty novels including sixteen in the acclaimed Inspector Faro series, and seven featuring his daughter Rose McQuinn , as well as non fiction, true crime and several books on Robert Louis Stevenson, numerous short stories and two plays since her award winning first book Legend of the Loch in 1969 A founding member and Honorary President of the Scottish Association of Writers and of the Edinburgh Writer s Club, born and educated on Tyneside, she has two sons and two granddaughters and lives in Edinburgh.
- Kindle Edition
- 188 pages
- A Violent Passion. The Love Story of Robert Louis Stevenson & Fanny Osbourne
- Alanna Knight
- 17 October 2018 Alanna Knight