The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (The Classic Unabridged Edition): Psychological thriller by the prolific Scottish novelist, poet and travel writer, author of Treasure Island, Kidnapped, Catriona, The Black Arrow and A Child's Garden of Verses

The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (The Classic Unabridged Edition): Psychological thriller by the prolific Scottish novelist, poet and travel writer, author of Treasure Island, Kidnapped, Catriona, The Black Arrow and A Child's Garden of Verses

by Robert Louis Stevenson

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Overview

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 work is commonly known today as Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde or simply Jekyll & Hyde. It is about a London lawyer named Gabriel John Utterson, who investigates strange occurrences between his old friend, Dr. Henry Jekyll and the evil Edward Hyde. The work is commonly associated with the rare mental condition often called "split personality" where, within the same body, there exists more than one distinct personality. Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1894) was a Scottish novelist, poet, essayist, and travel writer. His most famous works are Treasure Island, Kidnapped, and Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde. A literary celebrity during his lifetime, Stevenson now ranks among the 26 most translated authors in the world.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9788026891055
Publisher: e-artnow
Publication date: 12/13/2018
Pages: 48
Sales rank: 908,595
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.10(d)

About the Author

Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1894), a Scottish author of novels, poems, and essays, is best known for the classic books Treasure Island, Kidnapped, and The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. A literary celebrity during his lifetime, Stevenson remains popular for his celebrated contributions to the adventure and horror genres.

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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