Stevenson's short novel, published in 1886, became an instant classic. It was a Gothic horror originating in a feverish nightmare, that has thrilled readers ever since. Also included in this edition are a number of short stories and essays of the 1880s and extracts from writings on personality disorder that set the works in their historical context.
Stevenson’s first and most powerful masterpiece—Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde is brilliantly structured, and as a work of Victorian Gothic fiction, provides a stunning mystery and even more shocking revelation about the unquestionable duality of men. We are, both good and evil and every day we have to decide which will dominate. If you want to find yourself, read this novel.