The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson

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by Robert Louis Stevenson

Gothic fiction Science fiction Psychological thriller Horror Dual nature of mankind The duality of good and evil The limits of scientific exploration Friendship and loyalty Society and hypocrisy

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The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde is a short novel written by Robert Louis Stevenson and first published in 1886.

Set in Victorian-era London, the story stars lawyer Utterson. He is conversing with a friend about an encounter with a strangely unnerving and repulsive being.

At that point Utterson begins an investigation and tries to piece together the identity of the strange being known as Mr. Hyde and an old friend of his, Dr. Jekyll.

In barely a hundred pages, Stevenson makes an analysis of human nature and the dualism present in every human being between good and evil. He also addresses issues such as morality and scientific ethics.

"Mr. Utterson the lawyer was a man of a rugged countenance that was never lighted by a smile; cold, scanty and embarrassed in discourse; backward in sentiment; lean, long, dusty, dreary and yet somehow lovable."


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About Robert Louis Stevenson

Robert Louis Stevenson was a Scottish novelist, poet and travel writer. A celebrity in his lifetime, Stevenson's critical reputation has fluctuated si...

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Jekyll had more than a father's interest; Hyde had more than a son's indifference.


You must suffer me to go my own dark way.


Mr. Hyde was pale and dwarfish, he gave an impression of deformity without any nameable malformation.


A purse and gold watch were found upon the victim: but no cards or papers, except a sealed and stamped envelope, which he had been probably carrying to the post, and which bore the name and address of Mr. Utterson.


The large handsome face of Dr. Jekyll grew pale to the very lips, and there came a blackness about his eyes. β€œI do not care to hear more,” said he. β€œThis is a matter I thought we had agreed to drop.

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