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by Robert Louis Stevenson,Emma Letley


This volume includes Stevenson's famous spine-chilling thriller Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde as well as. .Stevenson was buried on Samoa, an island he had come to love very much. Although Stevenson's novels are perhaps more accomplished, his short stories are also vivid and memorable.

This volume includes Stevenson's famous spine-chilling thriller Dr. Hyde as well as Weir of Hermiston, a brilliant autobiographical portrayal of a father-son relationship. All show his power of invention, his command of the macabre and the eerie, and the psychological depth of his characterization.

Would be better to have known that.

This volume includes. This volume includes Stevenson's famous spine-chilling thriller Dr. Weir of Hermiston - one of the great unfinished novels apparently. Would be better to have known that. Okay I read it only because I was travelling and had nothing else but it was nice to read the accents and the terminology, especially as his early days were in Edinburgh so there were lots of familiar places mentioned.

Utterson the lawyer was a man of a rugged countenance that was neverlighted by a smile; cold, scanty and embarrassed in discourse; backwardin sentiment; lean, long, dusty, dreary and yet somehow lovable. At friendly meetings, and when the wine was to his taste, somethingeminently human beaconed from his eye; something indeed which neverfound its way into his talk, but which spoke not. only in these silentsymbols of the after-dinner face, but more often and loudly in the actsof his life

Henry jekyll's full statement of the case.

Henry jekyll's full statement of the case. I was born in the year 18- to a large fortune, endowed besides withexcellent parts, inclined by nature to industry, fond of the respectof the wise and good among my fellowmen, and thus, as might have beensupposed, with every guarantee of an honourable and distinguishedfuture. And indeed the worst of my faults was a certain impatient gaietyof disposition, such as has made the happiness of many, but such as Ifound it hard to reconcile with my imperious desire to carry my headhigh, and wear a more than commonly grave countenance before the public.

Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde is a gothic novella by Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson, first published in 1886. The work is also known as The Strange Case of Jekyll Hyde, Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, or simply Jekyll & Hyde

Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde is a gothic novella by Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson, first published in 1886. The work is also known as The Strange Case of Jekyll Hyde, Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, or simply Jekyll & Hyde. It is about a London legal practitioner named Gabriel John Utterson who investigates strange occurrences between his old friend, Dr Henry Jekyll, and the evil Edward Hyde

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Robert Louis Stevenson. Father Damien, an Open Letter to the Reverend Dr. Hyde of Honolulu. Records of a Family of Engineers. Hyde as well as Weir of.About the Author: Robert Louis Stevenson is a well-known Scottish writer who wrote books, poetry and travel books.As the two are deepening their relationship, the book breaks off. Confusingly, there are two characters in the novel called Christina, the younger of whom is Archie's sweetheart. Hyde as well as Weir of Hermiston, an unfinished novel, whom many consider to be Stevenson's masterpiece. It was cut short by his sudden death in 1894 from a cerebral hemorrhage. THE STRANGE CASE OF DR JEKYLLl AND MR HYDE: Dr. Jekyll invented a drug that would change him into the ominous Mr. Hyde.

This volume includes Stevenson's famous spine-chilling thriller Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde as well as Weir of Hermiston, a brilliant autobiographical portrayal of a father-son relationship.

Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde and Weir of Hermiston (The World's Classics) epub download

ISBN13: 978-0192817402

ISBN: 019281740X

Author: Robert Louis Stevenson,Emma Letley

Category: Literature and Fiction

Subcategory: Genre Fiction

Language: English

Publisher: Oxford University Press; 3900th ed. edition (June 18, 1987)

Pages: 272 pages

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Beazekelv
I bought this book because I wanted to read WEIR OF HERMISTON, which is hard to find these days.

WEIR OF HERMISTON is a sort of gothic romance novel, it is the book that Stevenson was working on when he died, and is considered by some to be one of "the great unfinished novels." I did enjoy reading it, but the story was just getting good when Stevenson finally succumbed to his lifelong health problems and died. WEIR OF HERMISTON is reminiscent of Thomas Hardy's work, and it is a pity that Stevenson never got to finish it.

Is it great literature? I wouldn't say so, but rough drafts rarely are. I recommend against reading Stevenson's friends descriptions of the ending he had planned. Such testaments are inevitably trite, spoiling, and cannot be trusted anyway. Authors often change their minds about plot points, endings -- pretty much everything.

I give the book five stars, because of course DR. JEKYLL AND MR. HYDE is a brilliant literary work, and because I'm a Robert Louis Stevenson fan.
Beazekelv
I bought this book because I wanted to read WEIR OF HERMISTON, which is hard to find these days.

WEIR OF HERMISTON is a sort of gothic romance novel, it is the book that Stevenson was working on when he died, and is considered by some to be one of "the great unfinished novels." I did enjoy reading it, but the story was just getting good when Stevenson finally succumbed to his lifelong health problems and died. WEIR OF HERMISTON is reminiscent of Thomas Hardy's work, and it is a pity that Stevenson never got to finish it.

Is it great literature? I wouldn't say so, but rough drafts rarely are. I recommend against reading Stevenson's friends descriptions of the ending he had planned. Such testaments are inevitably trite, spoiling, and cannot be trusted anyway. Authors often change their minds about plot points, endings -- pretty much everything.

I give the book five stars, because of course DR. JEKYLL AND MR. HYDE is a brilliant literary work, and because I'm a Robert Louis Stevenson fan.
Aloo
The first half of this novella can be counted among the most remarkable writing I have ever read. its sense of unstated terror and crisp, nightmarish atmosphere; its portentous introduction and proliferation of the double theme; its destabilising of its own narrative, where the violence of the language and the force of the metaphors makes the abstract material, and the material abstract; its evocation of London as a menacing organism, a miasma-wheezing labyrinth, with an economy that defeated Dickens, with streets and buildings embodying human flaws; its characterisation of a grim, barren, self-destructive men's world - all this take the novel away from the generic sensationalism or pseudo-scientific philosophy of the horror genre towards the metaphysical anxieties of Chesterton and Borges.
The rest is more familiar, made complex by innovative structure, ambiguous narration and a startling use of imagery. this is not a simple tale of man's good and evil side; in its admission of an ungraspable, shifting, multifarious existence, shown here in character, place and language, where metamorphosis is the only rule, we can see why Nabokov considers Stevenson a master. And yet the book also works as a lean, compelling thriller, even if, like everyone, you already know the twist. Emma Letley's introduction and notes are over a decade old, and need updating.
Aloo
The first half of this novella can be counted among the most remarkable writing I have ever read. its sense of unstated terror and crisp, nightmarish atmosphere; its portentous introduction and proliferation of the double theme; its destabilising of its own narrative, where the violence of the language and the force of the metaphors makes the abstract material, and the material abstract; its evocation of London as a menacing organism, a miasma-wheezing labyrinth, with an economy that defeated Dickens, with streets and buildings embodying human flaws; its characterisation of a grim, barren, self-destructive men's world - all this take the novel away from the generic sensationalism or pseudo-scientific philosophy of the horror genre towards the metaphysical anxieties of Chesterton and Borges.
The rest is more familiar, made complex by innovative structure, ambiguous narration and a startling use of imagery. this is not a simple tale of man's good and evil side; in its admission of an ungraspable, shifting, multifarious existence, shown here in character, place and language, where metamorphosis is the only rule, we can see why Nabokov considers Stevenson a master. And yet the book also works as a lean, compelling thriller, even if, like everyone, you already know the twist. Emma Letley's introduction and notes are over a decade old, and need updating.
Joni_Dep
This is a great book for all sorts of people, It is great how Robert Louis Stevenson describes Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde. It is great on how the author uses both sides as a twisted sence of human. Mr Hyde a high hung man, Wants to cause havok every where he goes, Brutal murders etc, Dr Jekyll, Kind of a mad sientist, Wants to create a cure for the mentally ill. This is a great book, I would recommend this to anyone.
Joni_Dep
This is a great book for all sorts of people, It is great how Robert Louis Stevenson describes Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde. It is great on how the author uses both sides as a twisted sence of human. Mr Hyde a high hung man, Wants to cause havok every where he goes, Brutal murders etc, Dr Jekyll, Kind of a mad sientist, Wants to create a cure for the mentally ill. This is a great book, I would recommend this to anyone.