Mary Reilly

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Doubleday, 1990 - Fiction - 263 pages
34 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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A thoroughly engrossing spin on Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, brimming with atmosphere and tension, and retaining the original's sense of mystery. The details of RLS's classic are woven in seamlessly, with ... Read full review

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"Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde Meets Downton Abbey" is what this story basically is. There's a bit about good and evil and a bit about social class. I bought this book (for one dollar at the senior citizen ... Read full review


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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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