The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde is a novella that you can download from here. We will also review this public domain horror story. It was written by Robert Louis Stevenson and published on 5th January 1886. After publication, it immediately became successful. Even the readers who didn’t like fiction also read it.
The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde book review
In this classic horror story we read about the investigations of a lawyer John Utterson. He interrogates and solves a case about some strange incidents that relate to his old friend Dr. Jekyll. First, he thinks there is something wrong is happening to his friend. In his opinion Mr. Hyde is harassing Dr. Jekyll. Though soon he comes to know this is actually a case of dual personality.
The story of The strange case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde is about an infrequent mental illness that is called split or dual personality. It refers to a condition when a man has two different personalities in his body. In this tale our main character Dr. Jekyll has two separate personalities. One, Dr. Jekyll is good, but unfortunately the other Mr. Hyde is bad and criminal minded. He has no senses of right and wrong. This bad persona overcomes on Dr. Jekyll and is also involves in some violent activities. In the end, he commits suicide.
The strange case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde had become one of the best selling books by Stevenson. More than 250,000 copies had sold till the start of the 20th century. It is also one of some earliest examples of Gothic horror novels. This well crafted story had put a great impact on the readers in their daily routine language. Such as, when someone suddenly acted different than the actions he did in the previous situation, here the phrase Jekyll and Hyde were commonly used.
When we talk about the structure, this throughout engaging story is a work of art. The language has been used in it, makes it really enjoyable. This thrilling suspense and excellent portrayal of human’s dual personality can still frighten you even after more than a century later.
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