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A-level English - The Gothic Novel: Robert Louis Stevenson

A guide to resources on the Gothic novel; the origins, indicators, authors and books, compiled by your librarians.

Robert Louis Stevenson (1850 – 1894)

 "Every man has a sane spot somewhere"  - Robert Louis Stevenson

Robert Lewis Balfour Stevenson was born in Edinburgh, Scotland, on 13 November 1850. His father was Thomas Stevenson a lighthouse engineer, and his mother, the former Margaret Isabella Balfour. Read more about the author from the image link....

Michael Caine as Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde

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The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde

 Behind the locked door of Dr. Jekyll's laboratory lies a mystery his lawyer is determined to solve. Why does the doctor spend so much time in there? What is the connection between the respectable Dr.Jekyll and his visitor, the loathsome Mr. Hyde? why has Dr. Jekyll changed his will to Hyde's advantage? and who murdered Sir Davers Carew? To know more, click on the above image link. 

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