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The Bottle Imp - Robert Louis Stevenson
The Bottle Imp
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781600964169 (1600964168)
Publisher: Waking Lion Press
Pages no: 56
Edition language: English
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Lora Hates Spam
Lora Hates Spam rated it
4.0 The Bottle Imp
by Robert Louis Stevenson This is a tale written for a Polynesian audience, set in Hawaii, yes with Christian elements. Keawe is a mariner and decides to see the world beyond the islands. He books passage to San Francisco where he is impressed by all the fine houses. A man in one of the smaller ho...
Book Ramblings
Book Ramblings rated it
5.0 The Bottle Imp
One of my favorite stories, just the thing to read for Halloween, not that it is particularly scary, but it does have a dark atmosphere and a cool supernatural conceit involving wishes and an imp. Like The Monkey’s Paw which I just reviewed earlier today, the story is underpinned by the theme of “be...
altheaann rated it
5.0 The Bottle Imp
A tale on the classic theme of ‘The Problems With Wishes.’ A man comes across the remarkable opportunity to buy a bottle containing an imp – who, genie-like, will fulfill all the wishes of his owner. The catch? If the owner dies in possession of the bottle, he or she will be damned for all eternity....
The Drift Of Things
The Drift Of Things rated it
This was a fun bitty-bit of a story to curl up with when I couldn't seem to focus on anything more substantial. It's about a Hawaiian man and a magic bottle and a devilish conundrum. I wouldn't mind being the last one left holding the bottle, because I don't believe in hell. What a bargain, for a pi...
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it
Native Hawaiian Keawe buys a bottle promising love, fame and money - but there's a drawback. Stars David Rintoul and Tony OsabaBroadcast on:BBC Radio 7, 12:30am Sunday 4th July 2010Duration:30 minutesAvailable until:1:02am Sunday 11th July 2010Categories:Drama, SciFi & Fantasy
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