Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde: A Graphic Novel (Illustrated Classics)

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde: A Graphic Novel (Illustrated Classics)

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Overview

The idea for The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde famously came to Robert Louis Stevenson one night in a dream. This graphic novel adaptation by Andrzej Klimowski and Danusia Schejbal has transformed that dream into an exquisite nightmare. Their faithful adaptation combines an already-chilling tale with truly haunting artwork.

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde is the story of a respectable London doctor who ends up leading a dreadful double life—as a doctor, and as a cold-blooded murderer. Fans of Stevenson’s original novel and new readers will be riveted by this fascinating moral thriller.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781411415959
Publisher: Sterling
Publication date: 04/18/2009
Series: Sterling Illustrated Classics Series
Pages: 128
Sales rank: 847,684
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 9.40(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range: 12 - 17 Years

About the Author

Andrzej Klimowski studied at Saint Martins School of Art in London, and at the Warsaw Academy of Fine Arts. He has designed posters for theaters, film distributors in Poland, and book covers and illustrations for publishers in the United Kingdom. His own graphic novels include The Depository, The Secret and Horace Dorlan. Klimowski is professor of illustration at the Royal College of Art, London, England.

Danusia Schejbal was born in London. After studying Fashion and Textiles at the Ealing School of Art, she earned a postgraduate degree in stage design at the Warsaw Academy of Fine Arts. She worked for major theaters in Poland before returning to the United Kingdom where she worked for the Fringe Theater. Since then she has been working as a painter exhibiting in the UK and Europe. Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde is the second book that Schejbal has collaborated on with Andrzej Klimowski, after The Master and Margarita.

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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