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Hyde

A Novel

By Daniel G Levine

A New York Times Editors’ Choice and one of the Washington Post’s 5 Best Thrillers of the Year
 
“[A] knockout debut novel . . . As dark and twisted and alluring as the night-cloaked streets of nineteenth-century London, and this book is as much a fascinating psychological query as it is a gripping narrative.” —Benjamin Percy, author of Red Moon


Summoned to life by strange potions, Hyde knows not when or how long he will have control of “the body.” When dormant, he watches Dr. Jekyll from a remove, conscious of this other, high-class life but without influence. As the experiment continues, their mutual existence is threatened, not only by the uncertainties of untested science, but also by a mysterious stalker. Hyde is being taunted—possibly framed. Girls have gone missing; someone has been killed. Who stands watching in the shadows? In the blur of this shared consciousness, can Hyde ever be confident these crimes were not committed by his hand?
 
“A pleasure . . . Rich in gloomy, moody atmosphere (Levine’s London has a brutal steampunk quality), and its narrator’s plight is genuinely poignant.” —New York Times Book Review

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Format: Book
Author: Levine, Daniel G
Summary: "In this reimagining of The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde from the monster's perspective, Hyde makes a hero of a villain. Mr. Hyde is hiding, trapped in Dr. Jekyll's surgical cabinet, counting the hours until capture. As four days pass, he has the chance, finally, to tell the story of his brief, marvelous life. We join Hyde, awakened after years of dormancy, in the mind he hesitantly shares with Jekyll. We spin with dizzy confusion as the potions take effect. We tromp through the dark streets of Victorian London. We watch Jekyll's high-class life at a remove, blurred by a membrane of consciousness. We feel the horror of lost time, the helplessness of knowing we are responsible for the actions of a body not entirely our own. Girls have gone missing. Someone has been killed. The evidence points to Mr. Hyde. Someone is framing him, terrorizing him with cryptic notes and whisper campaigns. Who can it be? Even if these crimes weren't of his choosing, can they have been by his hand? Though this classic has been often reinvented, no one ever imagined Hyde's perspective, or that he could be heroic. Daniel Levine changes that. A mesmerizing gothic, Hyde tells the fascinating story of an underexamined villain"-- Provided by publisher.
Title: Hyde : a novel / Daniel Levine.
Subject: Missing persons -- Investigation -- Fiction. Self-experimentation in medicine -- Fiction.
Isbn: 9780544191181 (hbk.) 0544191188 (hbk.)
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Call Number: F Levine
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Bib Id: 504889

Format: Book
Author: Levine, Daniel G.
Summary: "In this reimagining of The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde from the monster's perspective, Hyde makes a hero of a villain. Mr. Hyde is hiding, trapped in Dr. Jekyll's surgical cabinet, counting the hours until capture. As four days pass, he has the chance, finally, to tell the story of his brief, marvelous life. We join Hyde, awakened after years of dormancy, in the mind he hesitantly shares with Jekyll. We spin with dizzy confusion as the potions take effect. We tromp through the dark streets of Victorian London. We watch Jekyll's high-class life at a remove, blurred by a membrane of consciousness. We feel the horror of lost time, the helplessness of knowing we are responsible for the actions of a body not entirely our own. Girls have gone missing. Someone has been killed. The evidence points to Mr. Hyde. Someone is framing him, terrorizing him with cryptic notes and whisper campaigns. Who can it be? Even if these crimes weren't of his choosing, can they have been by his hand? Though this classic has been often reinvented, no one ever imagined Hyde's perspective, or that he could be heroic. Daniel Levine changes that. A mesmerizing gothic, Hyde tells the fascinating story of an underexamined villain"-- Provided by publisher.
Title: Hyde : a novel / Daniel Levine.
Description: 397 pages ; 22 cm
Subjects: Missing persons -- Investigation -- Fiction.
Subjects: Self-experimentation in medicine -- Fiction.
Genre: Psychological fiction.
Contents: Machine generated contents note: Hyde -- Day 1 morning 3 -- Day 1 afternoon 32 -- Day 1 nightfall 42 -- Day 2 before dawn 63 -- Day 2 morning 83 -- Day 2 dusk 104 -- Day 3 before dawn 136 -- Day 3 noon 186 -- Day 3 night 228 -- Day 4 sunrise 277 Introduction to The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde 303 The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde 307.
LCCN: 2013044255
ISBN: 9780544191181 (hbk.)
ISBN: 0544191188 (hbk.)
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Available Copies: 1
Total Copies: 1
Call Number: F Levine