Dr Jekyll and Mr Seek
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Dr Jekyll and Mr Seek

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The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde Continues...Seven years after the death of Edward Hyde, a stylish gentleman shows up in foggy London claiming to be Dr Henry Jekyll. Only Mr Utterson, Jekyll's faithful lawyer and confidant, knows that he must be an impostor - because Jekyll was Hyde. But as the man goes about charming Jekyll's friends and reclaiming his estate, and as the bodies of potential challengers start piling up, Utterson is left fearing for his life ... and questioning his own sanity.This brilliantly imagined and beautifully written sequel to one of literature's greatest masterpieces perfectly complements the original work. And where the original was concerned with the duality of man, this sequel deals with the possibility of identity theft of the most audacious kind. Can it really be that this man who looks and acts so precisely like Dr Henry Jekyll is an imposter?show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 256 pages
  • 129 x 198 x 23mm | 258g
  • Black and White Publishing
  • Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1785301314
  • 9781785301315
  • 18,461

About Anthony O'Neill

Anthony O'Neill is the son of an Irish policeman and an Australian stenographer. He was born in Melbourne and lives in Edinburgh. He is the author of Scheherazade, a revisionist Arabian Nights epic; The Lamplighter, a psychological horror novel set in Victorian Scotland; The Empire of Eternity, a history-mystery involving Napoleon Bonaparte and the early years of Egyptology; The Unscratchables, a Swiftian satire featuring dog and cat detectives; and The Dark Side, a crime novel set on the far side of the moon.show more

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Praise for Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Seek:"A strange and wondrous tale - beautifully told."LIN ANDERSON"Fiendishly ingenious."RONALD FRAME"O'Neill infuses the narrative with suspense and meticulously researched detail. A gripping novel."KAITE WELSH"A clever and entertaining sequel that will leave Stevenson fans delighted."KEVIN MacNEIL"Dazzling in its own right."LESLEY McDOWELLshow more

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18 ratings
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4 56% (10)
3 22% (4)
2 6% (1)
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