Boise, Idaho. (PRWEB) November 25, 2012
On the 12th of November, The Scottish Daily Record, which is an online news source, uploaded an article about the world famous Scottish author, Robert Louis Stevenson. The article stated, “A NEW biography of Robert Louis Stevenson claims that the writer died at just 44 after catching syphilis from an Edinburgh prostitute.”
Robert Louis Stevenson is well known around the world because of his works like Kidnapped, Treasure Island and Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. He is one of the few authors whose novels have been translated into many different languages around the globe. It has been common belief till now that the author died at the age of 44 due to Tuberculosis. However, his new biography written by James Hodges challenges that and states he died from Syphilis instead.
Hodges, in his book, claims that the author contracted the sexually transmitted disease at the age of 22 from a prostitute in Edinburgh. He died 22 years later when the disease reached its last stage. The proof lies in the letter that he’d written to his friend and financial agent, Charles Baxter, and in the excerpts from his mother’s diary. “That walk down Queen Street has made a fine sore of my burning and here I am,” is a sentence from the letter to Baxter which may be pointing out where he had met the prostitute.
Syphilis is a disease which is transmitted sexually due to unsafe and gay sex. Most people may be unaware of actually having contracted the disease because the lesions that form on the body are painless in the initial stages. People may mistake it for warts, cold sores, or diseases like herpes if they are not too medically educated. However, treatment for syphilis is quite different from herpes treatment, remedy for cold sores, and treatment for warts. It spans a longer time period since the disease lasts over the years in most cases.
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