the strange case of dr jekyll and mr hyde Robert Louis Stevenson English Books•Classics Treasure island
As you stroll along the streets of London in the company of lawyer Utterson and his distant relative Enfield, the latter narrates a gruesome tale of assault he had witnessed some months ago. the tale describes a dreadful looking sinister man, Mr. Hyde, who ruthlessly tramples a young girl and disappears behind a door. a moment later he reemerges to pay off her relatives with a cheque drawn from the account of a reputable gentleman, later identified to be Utterson’s client and old friend, Dr. Jekyll. Who is Mr. Hyde? Who is Dr. Jekyll? Is there a mysterious connection between the two? Read Stevenson’s thrilling and titillating masterpiece, the Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, to knit up the jigsaw puzzle and unveil the suspense. A harrowing tale of good and evil, this classic novella describes the fundamental dichotomy of the 19th century—outward respectability and inward lust, a duality for which it has been noted as ‘one of the best guidebooks of the Victorian era’ and remains one of the most famous stories of English literature.