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The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson (1885)

If you’ve never read The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson, go get it from your library today!  It’s under 75 pages and you’ll understand the cultural references to it forevermore. Henry Jekyll is … Continue reading

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Frankenstein or The Modern Prometheus by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley (1818)

If you’ve only ever seen a film version of Frankenstein, you’re in for a surprise when you read the original book.  First of all, Frankenstein is NOT the monster.  Frankenstein is, in fact, the doctor who creates the monster.  Maybe … Continue reading

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