Discover the mesmerizing tale of two personalities in a war over the soul of one man.
The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde is a tale of Victorian horror. The personalities of the pleasant Dr. Jekyll and the violent Mr. Hyde vie for control over a single body. This gothic horror novel is presented alongside five short stories by author Robert Louis Stevenson, including "A Lodging for the Night" and "The Isle of Voices." This elegantly designed clothbound edition features an elastic closure and a new introduction by Allen Grove.
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Allen Grove is a Professor and Chair of the English Department at Alfred University. He holds a PhD in English from the University of Pennsylvania and his research and teaching focus primarily on eighteenth-, nineteenth-, and early twentieth-century British fiction.
Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1894) was a Scottish writer of both fiction and nonfiction who had poor health for much of his life. He did achieve great literary success in his own lifetime with the publications of the children's adventure novels Treasure Island and Kidnapped and the horror novella The Curious Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde.