The Strange Case Of Dr. Jekyll And Mr. Hyde

byRobert Louis Stevenson, Dover Thrift Editions

Paperback | January 1, 1991

The Strange Case Of Dr. Jekyll And Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson
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In September of 1884, Robert Louis Stevenson, then in his mid-thirties, moved with his family to Bournemouth, a resort on the southern coast of England, where in the brief span of 23 months he revised A Child's Garden of Verses and wrote the novels Kidnapped and The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde.
An intriguing combination of fantast thriller and moral allegory, The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde depicts the gripping struggle of two opposing personalities -- one essentially good, the other evil -- for the soul of one man. Its tingling suspense and intelligent and sensitive portrayal of man's dual nature reveals Stevenson as a writer of great skill and originality, whose power to terrify and move us remains, over a century later, undiminished.

Novelist, poet, and essayist Robert Louis Stevenson was born in Edinburgh, Scotland. A sickly child, Stevenson was an invalid for part of his childhood and remained in ill health throughout his life. He began studying engineering at Edinburgh University but soon switched to law. His true inclination, however, was for writing. For sever...
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Title:The Strange Case Of Dr. Jekyll And Mr. HydeFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:64 pages, 8.25 X 5.19 X 0.68 inShipping dimensions:64 pages, 8.25 X 5.19 X 0.68 inPublished:January 1, 1991Publisher:Dover PublicationsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0486266885

ISBN - 13:9780486266886

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