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Mary Reilly - Valerie Martin
Mary Reilly
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3.58 95
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780349117812 (0349117810)
Publisher: Abacus
Pages no: 224
Edition language: English
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Lora's Rants and Reviews
Lora's Rants and Reviews rated it
4.0 Mary Reilly
by Valerie Martin This is one of the modern day companion books to Classics that have become a genre of their own in recent years. The main character is Mary Reilly, house maid to Dr. Jekyll from Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. The start of it is fairly shocking. A little girl, Mary, is treated abusivel...
Lisa (Harmony)
Lisa (Harmony) rated it
4.0 Mary Reilly
I knew the basic plot of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, but hadn't read Robert Louis Stevenson's classic before reading this book. It's not necessary though--not with that book being so much part of popular culture. You just need to know that Dr. Jekyll, who seems a kind, philanthropic physician is also M...
Kiwiria
Kiwiria rated it
The story of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde told from the view point of one of Dr. Jekyll's servants.It's one of those books where you end up not knowing if it was good or bad, because it simply didn't leave a big enough impression to decide either way. I'd already read DrJ&MrH (and am glad I had, otherwis...
Austen to Zafón
Austen to Zafón rated it
4.0
Enjoyable re-hash of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, from the point of view of Jekyll's maid, a sensible girl with a bright outlook and a keen interest in what goes on around her. I know some found the domestic details boring, but I liked that aspect, as Martin did her research on what it was like to be a ...
Kaethe
Kaethe rated it
Jekyll and Hyde told from the point of view of a young disfigured servant in the house. I prefer the original.
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