With an Introduction and Notes by Dr Tim Middleton, Head of English Studies, University of Ripon and York.
In seeking to discover his inner self, the brilliant Dr Jekyll discovers a monster. First published to critical acclaim in 1886, this mesmerising thriller is a terrifying study of the duality of man's nature, and it is the book which established Stevenson's reputation as a writer.
Also included in this volume is Stevenson's 1887 collection of short stories, The Merry Men and Other Tales and Fables.
The Merry Men is a gripping Highland tale of shipwrecks and madness; Markheim, the sinister study of the mind of a murderer; Thrawn Janet, a spine-chilling tale of demonic possession; Olalla, a study of degeneration and incipient vampirism in the Spanish mountains; Will O' the Mill, a thought-provoking fable about a mountain inn-keeper; and The Treasure of Franchard, a study of French bourgeois life.
- ISBN-13: 9781853260612
- ISBN-10: 1853260614
- Publisher: Wordsworth Editions
- Publish Date: July 1993
- Dimensions: 7.7 x 4.9 x 0.6 inches
- Shipping Weight: 0.35 pounds
- Page Count: 256