Dr. Jekyll is a handsome, respectable doctor. Mr. Hyde is a short, evil, ape like creature. What is the relationship between the two men? Robert Louis Stevenson’s dark tale follows every twist and turn of this puzzling case, arriving at the stunning finale that brings into the light man’s true nature.
Written in 1884, The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde was an instant success and continues to be considered a classic of modern literature. Indeed, its central idea, the duality of man, has entered into the language and popular culture of the Western world. Questioning the very notion of our identity, Stevenson’s thrilling story shows us who we really might be.