Classics Reimagined, The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (Hardcover)

By Robert Louis Stevenson, Tina Berning

Rockport Publishers, 9781631597268, 208pp.

Publication Date: July 23, 2019

List Price: 30.00*
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Description

Retold with stunning modern illustration and design from award-winning illustrator Tina Berning, enjoy Robert Louis Stevenson's gripping exploration of the duality of human nature in The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. The haunting, colorful interpretation of this classic gothic tale follows London lawyer Gabriel John Utterson as he investigates strange occurrences between his old friend, Dr. Henry Jekyll, and the evil Edward Hyde. 

“All human beings, as we meet them, are commingled out of good and evil: and Edward Hyde, alone, in the ranks of mankind, was pure evil.” 
–Robert Louis Stevenson, The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

The Classics Reimagined series is a library of stunning collector's editions of unabridged classic novels illustrated by contemporary artists from around the world. Each artist offers his or her own unique, visual interpretation of the most well-loved, widely read, and avidly collected literature from renowned authors. From Frankenstein to The Wonderful Wizard of Oz and from Jane Austen to Edgar Allan Poe, art lovers and book collectors alike will not be able to resist owning the whole collection.



About the Author

Robert Louis Stevenson (1850–1894) was a Scottish writer of both fiction and nonfiction who had poor health for much of his life. He did achieve great literary success in his own lifetime with the publications of the children's adventure novels Treasure Island and Kidnapped and the horror novella The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde.

Tina Berning is a Berlin-based artist and illustrator whose focus is figurative drawing. Her award-winning work has been published, exhibited internationally, and is featured in numerous anthologies. Berning keeps an online diary featuring her daily drawings on Instagram @tina_berning.