Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde
'All human beings, as we meet them, are commingled out of good and evil: and Edward Hyde, alone in the ranks of mankind, was pure evil' 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... show more
'All human beings, as we meet them, are commingled out of good and evil: and Edward Hyde, alone in the ranks of mankind, was pure evil' 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. This edition also includes Stevenson's chilling story 'The Bottle Imp'. The "Penguin English Library" - 100 editions of the best fiction in English, from the eighteenth century and the very first novels to the beginning of the First World War.
Publish date: November 29th 2012
Pages no: 111
Edition language: English
Like me, many of you out there in Booklikes Land probably have never read this story and only know it through images like this (though since this is Booklikes then I suspect more people have read the book than the general population): This is not surprising since many of the stories that we ...
The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson **Jekyll and Hyde is a classic, well-known story that has been in circulation for many, many years. But just in case someone doesn't actually know the story, I'm inserting a SPOILER TAG, because I DO mention some reveals at the e...
The story is widely known and very influential. It was retold and replayed countless number of times by practically everywhere and everybody, including one of the best cartoon series of all the time, Looney Tunes: For this reason people writing blurbs for the book decided it is quite fine to take a...
No review...just sitting here wondering why I never read this sooner.
I think we all know the story of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde.It was a very quick read, but unfortunately the story never really captivated me the way I expected it to. I think that's due to the plot twist (meaning that I knew the story already and therefor I didn't get too excited about the twist with t...