Dr jekyll and mr hyde book review

Hyde Frances Carden T Back on my classics kick, I pulled out my trusty, completely random Google list of the top novels and was pleased to see that, thankfully, War and Peace was not the next in line. Instead, a gothic novella told by my all-time favorite childhood writer, Robert Louis Stevenson, greeted me. Hyde is a story most famous for its reiterations and its seepage into popular culture terms and phrases.

Dr jekyll and mr hyde book review

Share via Email This book is one of the most gripping and fascinating books I have ever read. It is such a riveting thriller, that it is impossible to stop reading it even though it is a bit spooky. The story begins with the Will of Dr.

Henry Jekyll where we learn that if he disappears or dies his fortune will be left to Mr. Through the lawyer Mr. Utterson we come to know Jekyll and Hyde. Utterson says Hyde is a cruel and vicious man who knocks over a child on purpose and steps on her without a care.

Dr jekyll and mr hyde book review

But this is only the beginning of his evil behaviour, later on he kills an MP without reason. Hyde is seen going into Dr. How are the two men connected? Jekyll is a kind and responsible man but he is worried.

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Jekyll is protecting Mr. Hyde — but why? As we follow Mr. Utterson and through the clever use of letters written by Jekyll and Hyde, we discover the terrible secret that connects them!

This is a very well written book, with descriptive and powerful language. The characters and their feelings are described beautifully, for example, Mr.

Utterson "spent his words as rarely as gold" and Hyde, who stares at people "with a sneering coolness — like the devil himself" making people feel uncomfortable just by looking at him.

There are two main ideas in the story. Firstly, the battle of good versus evil. We see this in the story of Dr. Hyde and how he struggles to keep balance between both sides of himself.Dr.

Jekyll and Mr. Hyde combines the atmosphere of a thriller with a subtle horror novel while also supplying an introspection on humanity.

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

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

HYDE is the original title of a novella written by the Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson that was first published in It is about a London lawyer . Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde is a gothic novella by Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson, first published in The work is also known as The Strange Case of Dr.

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The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde book review