Wednesday, 29 April 2015

#London Plaque Tiddlywinks No.29: Robert Louis Stevenson

Welcome to Plaque Tiddlywinks! 

Every night in the month of April we'll be jumping from one literary London plaque to another, connecting each plaque to another literary figure commemorated elsewhere in London with a nugget of literary trivia. Creative collaborations, romantic entanglements, feuds, places-in-common, the links will vary, but over the course of 30 days we'll have covered poets, biographers, novelists, humourists, critics, thriller writers and more until we have arrived full circle back at plaque number one! 

If you can guess what our next plaque might be, feel free to leave a comment at the bottom of the post.

29. Robert Louis Stevenson. Stevenson was born in Edinburgh, lived in London, Big Sur and is the composer of The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, a novel inspired by the Scottish capital but set in the English one. Stevenson's books Kidnapped and A Child's Garden of Verses are listed among the favourite childhood books of…

We'll be back tomorrow night with our FINAL Plaque Tiddlywink of the series. In the meantime, here's where to find tonight's plaque in Hampstead…

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