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The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson
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Oct 23, 2011

really liked it
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Read from October 21 to 23, 2011

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde was a really good book. This book is about Dr. Jekyll and his mysterious friend Mr. Hyde. In the story Mr. Hyde is caught committing evil deeds like running over a little girl and even beating an old man to death. It is very mysterious as the reader tries to discover the connection between Mr. Hyde and Dr. Jekyll throughout the story. Readers who are into suspense and mystery will love this book.
This story is about Dr. Jekyll who is a doctor that commits experiments. He lives in the city of London and many strange events are occuring. Mr. Hyde a deformed evil man is caught after he ran over a little girl and even beats a man to death. Mr. Utterson a lawyer investigates Mr. Hyde and finds out he lives with Dr. Jekyll. As the story progresses Mr. Utterson discovers Mr. Hyde has hand writing very similar to Mr. Hyde. Also Dr. Lanyon an assoicate of Dr. Jekyll dies after a shock related incident involving Jekyll. At the same time Dr. Jekyll is increasingly anti-social and even barricades himself in his laboratory. At the end Mr. Utterson makes a shocking discovery connecting Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde.
This book is a very wonderful read. Its a great book because it is very mysterious and interesting. Throughout the story the reader discovers connections between Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde through Mr. Uttersons investigations. This is a compelling story of murder, horror, and mystery. Any reader insterested in any of these genres will think highly of this book.

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