ISBN:9783746783710

The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (English Edition)

Autor: Robert Louis Stevenson

Wydawnictwo: epubli

“Mr. Utterson the lawyer was a man of a rugged countenance that was never lighted by a smile; cold, scanty and embarrassed in discourse; backward in sentiment; lean, long, dusty, dreary and yet somehow lovable. At friendly meetings, and when the wine was to his taste, something eminently human beaconed from his eye; something indeed which never found its way into his talk, but which spoke not only in these silent symbols of the after-dinner face, but more often and loudly in the acts of his life. He was austere with himself; drank gin when he was alone, to mortify a taste for vintages; and though he enjoyed the theatre, had not crossed the doors of one for twenty years. But he had an approved tolerance for others; sometimes wondering, almost with envy, at the high pressure of spirits involved in their misdeeds; and in any extremity inclined to help rather than to reprove.” “The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde” is a gothic novel and crime story by Robert Louis Stevenson. It was first published in 1886. “Jekyll and Hyde” marked a great success for Stevenson.
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