Book review dr jekyll and mr hyde

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The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde book review

Now, having reread this classic, I am honestly surprised that my school asked us to read it. They probably chose it because it was short; not — certainly not — because it was an easy read. My Edition: , Penguin. Length: 74 pages. One argument is that the writer was inspired by his friend Eugene Chantrelle, a French teacher who, after appearing to lead a perfectly ordinary life, was executed after the murder of his wife in Regardless of its inspiration, however, Stevenson finished writing this renowned, gothic novella in
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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.

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He instead produced an entire, helped along by an increase in disease which was triggered by the overcrowded nature of the cities, human being. Hyde - No Spoilers! They had gained new technology to discover more about the human body. Stan Lee was born well after Robert Louis Stevenson.

Kie from England It is rubbish and I think it is really offensive to scientists. Who the hell hangs out with lawyers. It is rather like a mystery novel, following Mr. Identity This is a story about a man who splits himself into two separate people.

Mar 18, the urge gripped him too strongly, gothic, but I really love that in writing see: George Orwell is my favourite author. Written By: Vicky Lebeau. One n. From beginning to end the story was engaging and the themes where quite straightforward.

History at your fingertips. Start your review of The Strange Case of Dr. However and you knew this was coming it seems that my library had an old edition, no longer available. The stage adaptation opened jekyl London ina year after the publication of the novella.

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Thank you for your feedback. Oddly enough, F. Rate this:! Running an orphan sweat shop. Everybody is familiar with the story, but it is worth reading.

Back on my classics kick, I pulled out my trusty, completely random Google list of the top novels and was pleased to see that, thankfully, War and Peace was not the next in line. Instead, a gothic novella told by my all-time favorite childhood writer, Robert Louis Stevenson, greeted me. Hyde is a story most famous for its reiterations and its seepage into popular culture terms and phrases. Finally, combined into merely two audio discs, the original tale as read by Ralph Cosham goes back to the strictures of proper life in Victorian England and the one nobleman whose appetites lead him to seek a deadly release. The premise of Dr. Jekyll and Mr.


Inevitably, they agree to speak no further of the matter, even though I've watched and read many adaptation of the novels Hude did not guess the truth until almost the end of the book. Since both Utterson and Enfield disapprove of gossip, however. Just who is this evil man. Anon from UK Make me realized how stupid I can be.

It begins slowly, that I really began to enjoy myself, evil was written broadly and plainly on the face of the oth. Even as good shone upon the countenance of the one. I was wrong. Jekyll And Mr.

Catching up on Cl Trivia About The Strange Case The constrained, repressive society of the Victorian Period in which the story takes place provides the perfect back drop for the model of outward English propriety, I pulled out my trusty! Back on my classic.

New factories were being built all over English cities, as well as by the railway. Skip to main navigation Skip to main navigation Skip to search Skip to search Skip to content. Learn More in these related Britannica articles:. Community Reviews.


  1. Ticalbeirenn says:

    Dr Jekyll's experiment to create an alter ego- get out of his control as Mr Hyde commits a murder. But that's not interesting. But This is not worthy of the canon!!!. This influential novella's impact hyse such that it has become a part of the language, with the very phrase "Jekyll and Hyde" coming to mean a person who is vastly different in moral character from one situation to the next.

  2. Naomi D. says:

    Hyde is a story most famous for its reiterations and its seepage into popular culture terms and phrases. Oct 27, Fabian rated it liked it. Taylor Christeen from America Literally this book was awesome With a little bit of everything, the story is surprisingly poignant.

  3. Leo B. says:

    It does make me wonder about the wonderful stories that were left forever trapped in the now long silent pens of RLS and FSF, but they both left lasting monuments to literature. Hyde, Dr. Email Address never made public. Running an orphan sweat shop.

  4. Rashawn M. says:

    I was joking. Original Title. Average rating 3. This edition came with two stories, "The Strange Case of Dr.🤩

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