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The Suicide Club

Robert Louis Stevenson

The Suicide Club

by Robert Louis Stevenson

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Published by P. Beres in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementRobert Louis Stevenson ; with 18 original aquatint etchings by Karl Schrag.
ContributionsSchrag, Karl, ill.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR5488 .S7 1941
The Physical Object
Pagination109, [2] p. :
Number of Pages109
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6418826M
LC Control Number41011855
OCLC/WorldCa7327241

A generous and remarkable young prince, together with his loyal and brave servant, find more adventure than they bargained for in The Suicide Club, Robert Louis Stevenson's engrossing trilogy of short stories about a bizarre club for people with a strong desire to end their lives. In these interrelated tales, Prince Florizel of Bohemia and his aide, Colonel Geraldine, travel . The rules of the Suicide Club are simple: the members, all well-bred citizens with a penchant for death, decide the murderer and victim from a draw of the cards. Lev L. Spiro strips the book Produce Company: New Concorde Home Entertainment.

  Anja is the head of the Suicide Club yet makes strange decisions to not secure the club against people trying to out her organization to the authorities. She doesn’t seem ruthless or cutthroat enough to be the head of such an anti-establishment group. I just wasn’t wowed by the book like I hoped I would be.   Buy Suicide Club: If you could live forever would you? by Rachel Heng (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low /5(81).

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