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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User Review  - julie10reads - LibraryThing

Faithfully weaving in details from Robert Louis Stevenson's classic, Martin introduces an original and captivating character: Mary Reilly is a survivor -- scarred but still strong -- familiar with ... Read full review

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User Review  - LisaMaria_C - LibraryThing

I knew the basic plot of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, but hadn't read Robert Louis Stevenson's classic before reading this book. It's not necessary though--not with that book being so much part of popular ... Read full review

Contents

Section 1
3
Section 2
19
Section 3
43
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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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