The novella’s impact is such that it has become a part of the language.
Jekyll is a famous London doctor, but something unusual is happening in his
house. Who is his strange young friend? Why does Jekyll like him? And why does
no-one else like him? Stevenson’s dark thriller is the story of one man’s need to
find himself in the dark, foggy London of Victorian times.
In this Reader you will find:
Information about Robert Louis Stevenson’s life | Focus
On Jack the Ripper, Victorian London | Appreciation
and Extension Activities | Key (KET) Activities
Classic Literature | Thriller