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Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
by Robert Louis Stevenson


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..".Stevenson's short novel, written in 1885, is one of the ancestors of the modern mystery story...not only a good 'bogey story, ' as Stevenson exclaimed when awakening from a dream in which he had visualized it...It is also, and more importantly, a fable that lies nearer to poetry than to ordinary prose fiction, and therefore belongs to the same order of art as, for instance, Madame Bovary or Dead Souls Read more...


 
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Overview

..".Stevenson's short novel, written in 1885, is one of the ancestors of the modern mystery story...not only a good 'bogey story, ' as Stevenson exclaimed when awakening from a dream in which he had visualized it...It is also, and more importantly, a fable that lies nearer to poetry than to ordinary prose fiction, and therefore belongs to the same order of art as, for instance, Madame Bovary or Dead Souls. VLADIMIR NABOKOV

"Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde is a double triumph. It has the outside excitement that belongs to Conan Doyle with the inside excitement that belongs to Henry James." G.K. CHESTERTON

"Jekyll & Hyde I have read and found] admirable...worthy of Shakespeare." GERARD MANLEY HOPKINS



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  • ISBN-13: 9780692537459
  • ISBN-10: 0692537457
  • Publisher: Sugar Skull Press
  • Publish Date: September 2015
  • Page Count: 120
  • Dimensions: 8.5 x 5.5 x 0.25 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.33 pounds


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