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The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde and Other Stories  (подарочное издание)

The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde and Other Stories (подарочное издание)

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Стильно оформленное подарочное издание в суперобложке, с трехсторонним золотым обрезом и шелковым ляссе.

Utterson, the lawyer, is becoming increasingly anxious about the strange behaviour of his friend, Dr Henry Jekyll; and in particular, by Jekyll's association with an ugly violent creature by the name of Edward Hyde. Utterson resolves to get to the bottom of the mystery, and, along the way, uncovers an horrific story of murder and suffering, which leads inevitably to the terrible revelation of Mr Hyde's true identity.
"The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde" is a masterpiece of Victorian literature, and one of the most potent and enduring of modern myths. The adventures of Prince Florizel of Bohemia and his running battle with the sinister machinations of the Suicide Club are also included in this volume as well as "The Body Snatchers", "Markheim" and "Olalla": three of Stevenson's memorable and well-observed short stories, which deal with similarly gothic themes.

"He put the glass to his lips, and drank at one gulp ... and as I looked, there came, I thought, a change - he seemed to swell - his face became suddenly black, and the features seemed to melt and alter".