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Robert Louis Stevenson is the author of "Treasure Island" and "Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde," some of the most thrilling stories in literary history. But in a newly discovered essay, he says he was often bored by the fiction of his day.
Forget the headline news from London. To feel the pulse of a nation, you need to explore the provinces. After waiting in line for three hours to get through the United Kingdom Border Agency's passport control at Heathrow Airport recently, a group of Americans started complaining rather loudly - at which point extra police were drafted.
In what Robert Louis Stevenson called "the most felicitous meeting of land and sea," the sea was winning Wednesday at Pebble Beach.