The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

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by Robert Louis Stevenson
     
 

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The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde is the original title of a novella written by the Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson that was first published in 1886. The original pronunciation of Jekyll was "Jeekul" which was the pronunciation used in Stevenson's native Scotland. The work is commonly known today as The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, Dr Jekyll

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The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde is the original title of a novella written by the Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson that was first published in 1886. The original pronunciation of Jekyll was "Jeekul" which was the pronunciation used in Stevenson's native Scotland. The work is commonly known today as The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, or simply Jekyll & Hyde. It is about a London lawyer named John Gabriel Utterson who investigates strange occurrences between his old friend, Dr Henry Jekyll, and the misanthropic Edward Hyde.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940014512176
Publisher:
Philtre Libre
Publication date:
04/13/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
63 KB

Meet the Author

Author of such classics as Treasure Island, and The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde.

Brief Biography

Date of Birth:
November 13, 1850
Date of Death:
December 3, 1894
Place of Birth:
Edinburgh, Scotland
Place of Death:
Vailima, Samoa
Education:
Edinburgh University, 1875

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The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde 3.8 out of 5 based on 1 ratings. 60 reviews.
Iowachild More than 1 year ago
I had an invitation to see Jeckyl and Hyde the musical production that is on its way to Broadway. I wanted to review the story before I went. I was really happy that I read the book as it gave me great insight into the plot of the production. The production was quite different that the synopsis of the book. The Nook book was easy to navigate and I enjoyed reading the Old English literary style.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I love the story, but for some reason a lot of the words are gibberish. Like the word "protege" is spelled "prot^g^." D
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I liked it but i'm gonna sleep with the lights on tonight.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
The original is good. This isjt. Its abridged
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
The real story isn't the same as what is proliferated by popular culture. There is no big, green ugly monster. While it's fun to watch Bugs Bunny turn into a green monster after drinking a potion, or a small man turn into a giant monster in the movies, the real story is more subdued but also more personal, tragic, and interesting. I recommend this book to anyone.
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This ebook was clearly not created by a human. The text is garbled.
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This is an amazing book about the good and evil sides in a man. It was wonderfully creepy and made me think.
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Loutre More than 1 year ago
Overall, this is a very good read, rather short, but it held my interest. The nookbook version however, is missing the last three or four odd pages as in, instead of something like 156 157 158, the pages appear as 156 and 158. This does not, however interfere with the story.
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