The author of the book: Robert Louis Stevenson|
Format files: PDF, EPUB
The size of the: 460 KB
Edition: Sterling Publishing
Date of issue: 3/4/2004
Description of the book "The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (Collector's Library)":"He put the glass to his lips, and drank at one gulp...and as I looked, there came, I thought, a change — he seemed to swell — his face became suddenly black, and the features seemed to melt and alter."
Utterson, the lawyer, is becoming increasingly anxious about the strange PDF behavior of his friend, Dr. Henry Jekyll- and, in particular, by Jekyll's association with an ugly, violent creature by the name of Edward Hyde. Utterson resolves to get to the bottom of the mystery, and, along the way, uncovers an horrific story of murder and suffering, which leads inevitably to the ePub terrible revelation of Mr. Hyde's true identity.
The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde is a masterpiece of Victorian literature, and one of the most potent and enduring of modern myths. also included in this volume are The Body Snatchers, Markheim and Olalla: three of PDF Stevenson's memorable and well-observed short stories, which deal with similarly gothic themes.
Robert Louis Stevenson was born in 1850 in Edinburgh, the son of a surgeon. He studied sciences at Edinburgh University, and read to become a lawyer, although he never practiced. His first book, An Inland Voyage, was ePub published in 1878, but it was with his early novels, Treasure Island (1883), The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1885) and Kidnapped (1886), that he made his name. He was dogged by health problems from early childhood onwards, and was bedridden for a great deal of his life. His illness PDF led him to seek warmer climes, and in 1888, he moved with his family to Samoa, in the South Seas, where he died in 1894, after a prolific, if brief, writing career.
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