Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

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Robert Louis Stevenson originally wrote "Dr. Jekyll And Mr Hyde" as a " chilling shocker." He then burned the draft and, upon his wife's advice, rewrote it as the darkly complex tale it is today. Stark, skillfully woven, this fascinating novel explores the curious turnings of human character through the strange case of Dr. Jekyll, a kindly scientist who by night takes on his stunted evil self, Mr. Hyde. Anticipating modern psychology, "Jekyll And Hyde" is a brilliantly original study of man's dual nature -- as well as an immortal tale of suspense and terror. Published in 1866, "Jekyll And Hyde" was an instant success and brought Stevenson his first taste of fame. Though sometimes dismissed as a mere mystery story, the book has evoked much literary admirations. Vladimir Nabokov likened it to "Madame Bovary" and "Dead Souls" as " a fable that lies nearer to poetry than to ordinary prose fiction." "From the Paperback edition."
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title_display Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
title_full Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde / Robert Louis Stevenson, Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde / Robert Louis Stevenson ; adapted by Mitsu Yamamoto ; illustrated by Pablo Marcos Studio, Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde / by Robert Louis Stevenson ; with an afterword by Jerome Charyn, Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde / by Robert Louis Stevenson ; with an introduction by Vladimir Nabokov from his Cornell lecture "The strange case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde.", Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde [electronic resource] / Robert Louis Stevenson
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