Hyde (Paperback)Craig Russell (author)
A brooding twist on The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, Russell's intense psychodrama is richly evocative of Victorian Edinburgh.
Winner of the McIlvanney Prize 2021
Edward Hyde has a strange gift - or a curse - he keeps secret from all but his physician. He experiences two realities, one real, the other a dreamworld state brought on by a neurological condition.
When murders in Victorian Edinburgh echo the ancient Celtic threefold death ritual, Captain Edward Hyde hunts for those responsible. In the process he becomes entangled in a web of Celticist occultism and dark scheming by powerful figures. The answers are there to be found, not just in the real world but in the sinister symbolism of Edward Hyde's otherworld.
He must find the killer, or lose his mind.
A dark tale. One that inspires Hyde's friend ... Robert Louis Stevenson.
Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
Number of pages: 400
Weight: 320 g
Dimensions: 196 x 126 x 26 mm
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