Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

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Strange Case of Dr Jekyll
and Mr Hyde  
Jekyll and Hyde Title.jpg
Author Robert Louis Stevenson
Language English
Genre(s) Horror
Thriller
Release date 5 January 1886
Media type Print

Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde is a book by Robert Louis Stevenson. It was published in 1886.[1] The book has been adapted to movies, comic books, and other media.

Story[change | edit source]

Dr. Henry Jekyll is a respected doctor. He believes that man has both good and evil sides. He creates a serum of a special drug. It is supposed to separate the two different sides. He tests it on himself. The experiment fails. Dr. Jekyll changes into his evil self, Mr. Edward Hyde. Hyde commits horrible crimes in London.

References[change | edit source]

  1. Saposnik, Irving S. "The Anatomy of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde." Studies in English Literature, 1500-1900 11.4, Nineteenth Century (1971): pp. 715-731.