bokomslag The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde

The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde

Robert Louis Stevenson


  • 168 sidor
  • 2010
Published in 1886, Robert Louis Stevenson drafted The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde over just a few days while confined to bed. It can't be known whether this feat of writing drove him into a fever, or if his illness inspired the feverish plot. But this background helped to justify at the time the invention of Mr Hyde, the terrifying alter ego of a respectable man, whose depravity was so extreme that his worst criminal pleasures are tantalisingly omitted from a still violent story. At first shunned by booksellers, Jekyll and Hyde went on to be quoted as a moral allegory and enjoyed by an enormous public. It remains a frighteningly compelling crime thriller with an enduring vision of the dark side of the psyche with an unforgettable plot which puts it at the head of its genre.
  • Författare: Robert Louis Stevenson
  • Format: Inbunden
  • ISBN: 9780956266859
  • Språk: Engelska
  • Antal sidor: 168
  • Utgivningsdatum: 2010-08-01
  • Förlag: White's Books Ltd