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Hyde by Daniel Levine
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  • First Published:
    Mar 2014, 416 pages
    Paperback:
    Apr 2015, 304 pages

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Bob Sauerbrey

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In Daniel Levine's compelling debut, Mr. Hyde has a chance to tell his side of the story.

In Robert Louis Stevenson's 1886 novel, The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, the story ends with Dr Henry Jekyll's friends breaking down the door to the closet he has locked himself in as he writes his account of his creation of a new being out of his very self. Though penitent now, Jekyll realizes that he has been guilty of great evil in setting Hyde loose on London and permitting him to wreak havoc, abuse, and even murder. His confession asks forgiveness for what Mr. Hyde has done. Though he fears that if Hyde reappears, he will tear the confession to shreds, he feels compelled to let the world, and especially those who care for him, know how Hyde took over his personality and body to perpetrate his abominations. He fears that Hyde may "die upon the scaffold" for what crimes he may commit in the future, but "as I lay down my pen and proceed to seal up my confession, I bring ...

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