Posted on: August 6, 2020

We continue our series of classic books that are available for free on-line. Up next, The Strange Case Of Dr. Jekyll And Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson.  Make sure to check future posts on our website as we will also be sharing 2 other books by Robert Louis Stevenson…Treasure Island and another favorite Kidnapped!

 

Free E-Book Series – The Strange Case Of Dr. Jekyll And Mr. Hyde

Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde is the original title of a novella written by the Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson that was first published in 1886. The work is commonly known today as The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, or simply Jekyll & Hyde. It is about a London lawyer named Gabriel John Utterson who investigates strange occurrences between his old friend, Dr. Henry Jekyll, and the evil Edward Hyde.The work is commonly associated with the rare mental condition often spuriously called “split personality”, referred to in psychiatry as dissociative identity disorder, where within the same body there exists more than one distinct personality. In this case, there are two personalities within Dr Jekyll, one apparently good and the other evil. The novella’s impact is such that it has become a part of the language, with the very phrase “Jekyll and Hyde” coming to mean a person who is vastly different in moral character from one situation to the next.

 

CLICK HERE to read The Strange Case Of Dr. Jekyll And Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson

 

These free ebooks are provided by Project Gutenberg eBooks, an online free book service that require no special apps to read, just the regular Web browsers or eBook readers that are included with computers and mobile devices.   This means you just click on the link we are sharing and you go straight to the e-book…no downloads, sign ups or giving a credit card!

Want to find your own book?  CLICK HERE to visit their website!  

Similar Posts

Free E-Book Series – The Legend Of Sleepy Hollow – Washington Irving

Fall is here and for many of us, that means its time to sit outside and enjoy a good book!  We thought we would do ...

Read More

EPL Telephone Social

New program hosted by EPL Come join us!   EPL Telephone Social.  We’ll be hosting on Zoom, a class for seniors that is similar to adult storytime/senior’s presentations.   EPL ...

Read More

Free E-Book Series – Wuthering Heights – Emily Bronte

We hope you are enjoying our Free E-Book series.  If you have any suggestions of classic novels that should be added, please feel free to ...

Read More


Enewsletter Registration

Sign up today to get the latest news, program information and more in your inbox. 
REGISTER >
close-link


Enewsletter Registration

Sign up today to get the latest news, program information and more in your inbox. 
REGISTER >
close-link