Robert Louis Stevenson & the Pirates

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19 Jul 2013 - 19:30

The Tall Ship at the Riverside Museum Glasgow -

Eric explores how Robert Louis Stevenson, while on rain drenched holiday in Braemar, drew a treasure map to amuse his step son from which his novel Treasure Island crystallised.

He based his immortal pirate characters Long John Silver and his band of old cut-throats from real pirate history - including Olivier ‘La Buse’ Levassiour of Calais and Captain James Macrae of Ayr.