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Extended Audio Sample The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, by Robert Louis Stevenson
3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (86,632 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Robert Louis Stevenson Narrator: Ken Eaken Publisher: Anonymous Format: Abridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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This disturbing, yet intriguing story reveals the nightmare of living a double life, the conflict over good and evil and the arrogance of power. A novella about a dual personality - a kind and intelligent physician who turns into a psychopathic monster after partaking of a drug intended to separate good from evil in a personality. It is enough to make your hair stand on end! Download and start listening now!

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  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Mary Rose | 2/14/2014

    " It is, no doubt, an extremely short story/novella, but nonetheless an excellent one. Stevenson is an excellent example of late Victorian revival of Gothic literature, and the story asks a lot of questions of the reader. Chief among them, perhaps, is the question of what we ourselves are holding under the control of our moral restraint. There are many critical readings of this you can do, from asking about the homosexual undertones (and there are many) to the moral implications to the drug metaphors explored by the story. I read this as part of my English class here at college and I think I benefited from discussion of it--it's such an excellent story! I recommend you read this even if you think you have an idea what the story is about. It'll more than surprise you. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Aaron Records | 2/13/2014

    " Strikingly articulate language and a pleasingly famous piece. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Yuthika | 2/9/2014

    " It ended too quickly.. left me longing for more! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Sarah Kissel | 2/8/2014

    " Excellent! Tons of symbolism and fascinating comments to make about human nature and society, all eerily relevant to today. Read it! "

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