Author: Robert Louis Stevenson
Title: The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
Original publication date: 1886
Characters: Henry Jekyll (Harry) (Doctor), Mr. Utterson, Richard Enfield, Sir Danvers Carew, Dr. Lanyon, Poole (butler), Edward Hyde,
Book awards: The Observer's 100 Greatest Novels of All Time (2003), The List 100 Best Scottish Books, Guardian 1000 (Science Fiction & Fantasy), 1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die (2006/2008 Edition),
Dedication: To Katharine De MattosIt's ill to loose the bands that God decreed to bind;Still will we be the children of the heather and the wind,Far away from home, O it's still for you and meThat the broom is blowing bonnie in the north countrie.
First words: Mr. Utterson the lawyer was a man of a rugged countenance that was never lighted by a smile; cold, scant and embarrassed in discourse; backward in sentiment; lean, long, dusty, dreary and yet somehow
Quotations: With every day, and from both sides of my intelligence, the moral and the intellectual, I thus drew steadily nearer to that truth by whose partial discovery I have been doomed to such a dreadful shipwreck: that man is not truly one, but truly two. I say two, because the state of my own knowledge do
Last words: Here then, as I lay down the pen and proceed to seal up my confession, I bring the life of that unhappy Henry Jekyll to an end.
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