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Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde

The Penguin English Library

by Robert Louis Stevenson Author · Jonathan Hyde Narrator

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Penguin Classics presents Robert Louis Stevenson's The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, adapted for audio and available as a digital download as part of the Penguin English Library series. Read by the actor Jonathan Hyde.'All human beings, as we meet them, are commingled out of good and evil: and Edward Hyde, alone in the ranks of mankind, was pure evil'Published as a 'shilling shocker', Robert Louis Stevenson's dark psychological fantasy gave birth to the idea of the split personality. The story of respectable Dr Jekyll's strange association with 'damnable young man' Edward Hyde; the hunt through fog-bound London for a killer; and the final revelation of Hyde's true identity is a chilling exploration of humanity's basest capacity for evil.Part of a series of vintage recordings taken from the Penguin Archives. Affordable, collectable, quality productions - perfect for on-the-go listening.

Publication Details

Publisher:
Penguin Books Ltd
Imprint:
Penguin
Edition:
Abridged
Publication Date:
2012
Series:
The Penguin English Library

Format

  • OverDrive MP3 Audiobook 81.3 MB
  • OverDrive Listen 81.2 MB

Robert Louis Stevenson (Author)

Robert Louis Stevenson was born in Edinburgh in 1850. The son of a prosperous civil engineer, he was expected to follow the family profession but was finally allowed to study law at Edinburgh University. Stevenson reacted forcibly against the Pres...

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