The Strange Case Of Dr Jekyll And Mr Hyde And Other Tales Of Terror

byRobert Louis Stevenson

Audio Book (CD) | November 26, 2019

The Strange Case Of Dr Jekyll And Mr Hyde And Other Tales Of Terror by Robert Louis Stevenson
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This Penguin Classic is performed by Olivier Award winner Rory Kinnear, star of Penny Dreadful. Kinnear is also known for his portrayal of Bill Tanner in Spectre and for his role in The Imitation Game. This definitive recording includes an Introduction by Robert Mighall.

Published as a 'shilling shocker', Robert Louis Stevenson's dark psychological fantasy gave birth to the idea of the split personality. The story of respectable Dr Jekyll's strange association with 'damnable young man' Edward Hyde, the hunt through fog-bound London for a killer, and the final revelation of Hyde's true identity is a chilling exploration of humanity's basest capacity for evil. The other stories in this volume also testify to Stevenson's inventiveness within the gothic genre: 'Olalla', a tale of vampirism and tainted family blood, and 'The Body Snatcher', which shows the murky underside of medical practice.

Robert Louis Stevenson was born in Edinburgh in 1850. The son of a prosperous civil engineer, he was expected to follow the family profession but was finally allowed to study law at Edinburgh University. Stevenson reacted forcibly against the Presbyterianism of both his city's professional classes and his devout parents, but the influe...
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Title:The Strange Case Of Dr Jekyll And Mr Hyde And Other Tales Of TerrorFormat:Audio Book (CD)Product dimensions:5.52 X 5.42 X 0.9 inShipping dimensions:5.52 X 5.42 X 0.9 inPublished:November 26, 2019Publisher:Penguin UkLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0241423546

ISBN - 13:9780241423547

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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