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Seeking Hyde : a novel

Author: Thomas Reed, (Robert Louis Stevenson scholar)
Publisher: New York, NY : Beaufort Books, 2018.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"Recounts the fascinating history of Robert Louis Stevenson's epic horror story, 'Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde.' It is the tale of a young author defying his father's wishes by becoming a spinner of romantic yarns. It is the tale of his American wife, ten years older than he, driving her husband hard to write one more great novel before his chronic lung disease carries him away. It is the tale of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographical fiction
Adaptations
Fiction
Historical fiction
Named Person: Robert Louis Stevenson; Robert Louis Stevenson; Robert Louis Stevenson
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Reed, (Robert Louis Stevenson scholar)
ISBN: 0825308836 9780825308833
OCLC Number: 1021298380
Notes: "Recounts the fascinating history of Robert Louis Stevenson's epic horror story, 'Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde.' It is the tale of a young author defying his father's wishes by becoming a spinner of romantic yarns. It is the tale of his American wife, ten years older than he, driving her husband hard to write one more great novel before his chronic lung disease carries him away. It is the tale of Stevenson reeling under charges from the mother of an old friend that he had fueled her son's fatal alcoholism through his recklessly Bohemian ways"--Book jacket flap.
Description: 368 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Thomas Reed.

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"Recounts the fascinating history of Robert Louis Stevenson's epic horror story, 'Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde.' It is the tale of a young author defying his father's wishes by becoming a spinner of romantic yarns. It is the tale of his American wife, ten years older than he, driving her husband hard to write one more great novel before his chronic lung disease carries him away. It is the tale of Stevenson reeling under charges from the mother of an old friend that he had fueled her son's fatal alcoholism through his recklessly Bohemian ways"--Book jacket flap.

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