The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde (Penguin Classics)

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Everyone has a dark side.

Dr Jekyll has discovered the ultimate drug. A chemical that can turn him into something else. Suddenly, he can unleash his deepest cruelties in the guise of the sinister Hyde. Transforming himself at will, he roams the streets of fog-bound London as his monstrous alter-ego.

It seems he is master of his fate.

It seems he is in complete control.

But soon he will discover that his double life comes at a hideous price...

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The Broadview Editions series is an effort to represent the ever-changing canon of literature in English by bringing together texts long regarded as classics with valuable, lesser-known literature. Newly type-set and produced on high-quality paper in trade paperback format, the Broadview Editions series is a delight to handle as well as to read.

Each volume includes a full introduction, chronology, bibliography, and explanatory notes along with a variety of documents from the period, giving readers a rich sense of the world from which the work emerged.

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The world of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde is one of locked doors, secrets, watchers and witnesses. It is a world where feeling must be muffled, and relationships simmer with what is withheld.
It is also, almost entirely, a male professional world. The focus is on those who dominated and shaped Victorian Britain. Robert Louis Stevenson, child of the Scottish professional middle class, knows what lies beneath its dissembling of individuality in the service of social order and cohesion. As the hidden, unruly self grows powerful, it may bear the fruit of nightmare.
The story opens in the company of the respectable, and obliges us to see the action through their eyes. Utterson, the lawyer, is coolly undemonstrative, and forms friendship where he feels no warmth. Richard Enfield, ‘the well-known man about town’, is young enough to be more expressive, but he already knows that it’s best not to try to open the locked doors of others’ lives, for fear of scandal. The ‘great’ Dr Lanyon is enraged by anything which does not fit his rational, scientific principles. He has seen himself as the professional brother of Dr Jekyll, but that brotherhood has been destroyed by Jekyll’s inadmissible, ‘unscientific’ conduct. - From the Foreword by Helen Dunmore

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