As you stroll along the streets of London in the company of lawyer Utterson and his distant relative Enfield, the latter narrates a gruesome tale of assault he had witnessed some months ago. the tale describes a dreadful looking sinister man, Mr. Hyde, who ruthlessly tramples a young girl and disappears behind a door. a moment later he reemerges to pay off her relatives with a cheque drawn from the account of a reputable gentleman, later identified to be Utterson?s client and old friend, Dr. Jekyll. Who is Mr. Hyde?Who is Dr. Jekyll?Is there a mysterious connection between the two?Read Stevenson?s thrilling and titillating masterpiece, the Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, to knit up the jigsaw puzzle and unveil the suspense. A harrowing tale of good and evil, this classic novella describes the fundamental dichotomy of the 19th century?outward respectability and inward lust, a duality for which it has been noted as ?one of the best guidebooks of the Victorian era? and remains one of the most famous stories of English literature.
The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll Mr. Hyde
- Publisher : Fingerprint! Publishing (1 July 2015)
- Language : English
- Paperback : 128 pages
- ISBN-10 : 8175993006
- ISBN-13 : 978-8175993006
- Item Weight : 400 g
- Dimensions : 20.3 x 25.4 x 4.7 cm
- Country of Origin : India
About the Author
A Scottish novelist, poet and travel writer, Robert Louis Stevenson was born in Edinburgh on November 13, 1850. Having no interest in the family business of lighthouse engineering, he developed a desire to write early in his life.
First published in 1886, Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde remains his most enduring work. in this, he departed from his usual manner to write a modern allegory of good and evil in the human personality. Presenting a jarring and horrific exploration of various conflicting traits lurking within a single person, it went on to achieve international acclaim, inspiring countless stage productions and more than 100 motion pictures.