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Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde (Signet Classics)

4 Ratings: 3.5
A book by Robert Louis Stevenson

The young Robert Louis Stevenson suffered from repeated nightmares of living a double life, in which by day he worked as a respectable doctor and by night he roamed the back alleys of old-town Edinburgh. In three days of furious writing, he produced … see full wiki

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Author: Robert Louis Stevenson
Genre: Literature & Fiction
Publisher: Signet Classics
3 reviews about Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde (Signet Classics)
review by . November 13, 2010
There are some plot twists which are so ingrained into our society's mythos that we forget they were ever plot twists in the first place. Everyone alive today, regardless of whether or not they're familiar with the source material, knows Rosebud was the sled. Everyone knows Janet Leigh is cut to ribbons in the shower and that the parental lineage of Luke Skywalker directly passes the Dark Side. Does the name Tom Riddle ring any bells? Video gamers will all have strong feelings - good and bad - over …
review by . February 04, 2007
What would you do if you could drink an elixir that removes all guilt from your mind for a few hours and allows you to partake in things that you normally would never dream of? Robert Louis Stevenson gives us a glimpse of what could happen in "Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde." It's a wonderful classic originally published in 1886. In it, the well-worn battle between good and evil is played out not in the forms of a hero and a villain, but inside the mind and soul of one man who toys with the idea of acting …
review by . April 02, 2006
The classic story of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde tells of a respectable citizen Dr Jekyll who transforms into a heinous villian by night that trolls the streets of Edinburgh in the 1800s. This dual life of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde is traced in a third person account by a friend of the good doctor, who follows the evidence provided by both Jekyll and Hyde. The story itself is easy to understand and enjoyable to follow. The book is appropriate for anyone in high school or higher, and makes for a good movie …
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