Mary Reilly

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Doubleday, 1990 - Fiction - 263 pages
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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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Mary Reilly

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This retelling of the enigmatic Dr. Jekyll-Mr. Hyde tale deserves praise for suspense, character creation, and historical verisimilitude. Mary Reilly, a loyal, trusted servant in the household of Dr ... Read full review

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The story of Jekyll and Hyde's housemaid. An alright story, that was quite quick to read. Kept up pace but not dreadfully exciting to be honest! Read full review


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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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