Robert Louis Stevenson, was a Scottish novelist, poet, and travel writer, and a leading representative of Neo-romanticism in English literature. «In the South Seas» is an autobiographical story written by Robert Louis Stevenson in 1887 after the death of his father. So he left for the United States once more. The following year he decided to charter a yacht and sail for the South Seas. In this story you will see how he immediately took on board ship and made numorous notes during his sea journey.