Mary Reilly

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Doubleday, 1990 - Fiction - 263 pages
15 Reviews
In this brilliant retelling of the classic horror story Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, Mary Reilly presents a new twist on a timeless story and addresses Robert Lewis Stevenson's explanation of identity, of good and evil, for today's readers.

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Kept up pace but not dreadfully exciting to be honest! - Goodreads
The ending and the plot will remain the same. - Goodreads
I could tell that Ms. Martin had done her research. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Suzanne Fox - Goodreads

A bit hampered in terms of suspense by its nature as a variation on an existing text, but a compelling book nonetheless. I re-read recently (looking forward to Martin's January release of a novel ... Read full review

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User Review  - Anna Tatelman - Goodreads

I really wanted to like this book -- a lowerclass female characters's perspective on a novel that's driven entirely by well-off men? yes, please! -- but I just couldn't. I don't think enough "new ... Read full review

Contents

Section 1
3
Section 2
19
Section 3
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About the author (1990)

Valerie Martin is the author of three collections of short fiction, most recently "The Unfinished Novel and Other Stories," and seven novels, including "Italian Fever"; "The Great Divorce";" Mary Reilly," the Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde story told from the viewpoint of a housemaid, which was filmed with Julia Roberts and John Malkovich; and the 2003 Orange Prize-winning "Property," She is also the author of a nonfiction work about St. Francis of Assisi: "Salvation, Scenes from the Life of St." "Francis.

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