Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde

Shorter Scottish Fiction

Robert Louis Stevenson
AUD $22.99

A collection of Stevenson's best-loved stories, including 'The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde', 'The Merry Men' and 'The Body Snatcher', introduced by Roderick Watson.

Ever since its first appearance in 1886, Robert Louis Stevenson's Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde has proven itself to be a tale of undiminished power for readers all over the world. But the story of the respectable Dr Jekyll, even in a London setting, has links that stretch back to the narrow wynds of Edinburgh and the bleak moors and shores of the North.

This collection reveals the Scottish origins of Stevenson's great masterpiece of psychological fiction and his stories of possession, doubleness and terror, and uncovers his fascination with the uncanny which brought the creator of Mr Hyde screamingly awake one winter's night over one hundred years ago.

Author bio:

Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-94) was a Scottish novelist, poet and essayist who achieved worldwide acclaim for Treasure Island and The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde. Born and educated in Edinburgh, Stevenson's great Scottish novels include Kidnapped, The Master of Ballantrae, and Weir of Hermiston.

Category: Fiction
ISBN: 9781838850791
Publisher: A&U Canongate
Imprint: Canongate PBS
Pub Date: January 2020
Page Extent: 320
Format: Paperback - B format
Subject: Fiction & related items


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