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Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde SummaryYou already know the story of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde : a revered scientist and "reputable gentleman" called Dr. Jekyll drinks a potion and becomes the cruel, nefarious Mr. It's a tale of horror that's been told and re-told. The characters frequently feature in gothic monster mash ups, like the graphic novel The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen , or the feminist re-telling The Strange Case of the Alchemist's Daughter, or the fever dream that is the TV show Once Upon a Time. Their names have become shorthand for being terrifyingly "two-faced.
Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson - review
This book is one of the most gripping and fascinating books I have ever read. It is such a riveting thriller, that it is impossible to stop reading it even though it is a bit spooky. The story begins with the Will of Dr. Henry Jekyll where we learn that if he disappears or dies his fortune will be left to Mr. Edward Hyde.
The novella's impact is such that it has become a part of the language, with the phrase "Jekyll and Hyde" entering the vernacular to refer to people with an unpredictably dual nature: usually very good , but sometimes shockingly evil. Stevenson had long been intrigued by the idea of how human personalities can affect how to incorporate the interplay of good and evil into a story. While still a teenager, he developed a script for a play about Deacon Brodie , which he later reworked with the help of W. Henley and which was produced for the first time in In the small hours of one morning,[
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The novel begins with a lawyer named Mr. Utterson going for a walk with his friend and relative Mr. They walk past a door, which somehow prompts Mr. Enfield to tell a sad story: a brute of a man knocked down a little girl, everyone yelled at the rude man, and the man offered to pay a lot of money. He then disappeared through the door, only to return with a large check drawn from Dr.