Seeking Hyde

Seeking Hyde

Thomas Reed / Sep 17, 2019

Seeking Hyde Thomas Reed s debut novel Seeking Hyde recounts the fascinating history of Robert Louis Stevenson s epic horror story Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde It is the tale of a young author defying

  • Title: Seeking Hyde
  • Author: Thomas Reed
  • ISBN: 0825308836
  • Page: 297
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Thomas Reed s debut novel, Seeking Hyde, recounts the fascinating history of Robert Louis Stevenson s epic horror story, Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde It is the tale of a young author defying his father s wishes by becoming a spinner of romantic yarns It is the tale of his American wife, ten years older than he, driving her husband hard to write one great Thomas Reed s debut novel, Seeking Hyde, recounts the fascinating history of Robert Louis Stevenson s epic horror story, Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde It is the tale of a young author defying his father s wishes by becoming a spinner of romantic yarns It is the tale of his American wife, ten years older than he, driving her husband hard to write one great novel before his chronic lung disease carries him away It is the tale of Stevenson reeling under charges from the mother of an old friend that he had fueled her son s fatal alcoholism through his recklessly Bohemian ways.Seeking Hyde sticks closely to the biographical record as Robert Louis Stevenson struggles to write another book to be the successor to Treasure Island After the infamous two characters, Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, take form in a dream, Stevenson writes passionately for three days, convinced that he has crafted his masterpiece His wife Fanny, a willful and demanding gypsy, offers a scathing critique, obliging him to start over from the beginning While the revised tale is published to great acclaim, it is ultimately blamed for inspiring a gruesome series of murders in London s East End From that tragic historical irony, Seeking Hyde moves beyond the actual story of how Jekyll and Hyde came to be to explore the realm of what if Desperate to address his own guilt, Stevenson enters the dark underworld of Victorian London As he follows a twisted path through this midnight landscape, the author turned detective wrestles with the social demons of prostitution, police corruption, and the hypocrisy of powerful men ultimately coming face to face with Jack the Ripper himself Get A Copy Kindle Store StoresAudibleBarnes NobleWalmart eBooksApple BooksGoogle PlayAbebooksBook DepositoryIndigoAlibrisBetter World BooksIndieBoundLibraries Or buy for Hardcover, 350 pages Published November 1st 2018 by Beaufort Books More Details ISBN 0825308836 ISBN13 9780825308833 Edition Language English Other Editions 1 All Editions Add a New Edition Combine Less Detail edit details Win a Copy of This Book Seeking Hyde by Thomas Reed, Thomas L Reed Jr Author Release date Nov 01, 2018 Enter to win one of ten signed copies of Seeking Hyde, by Thomas Reed This historical novel follows Robert Louis Stevenson as the struggles for yea Enter to win one of ten signed copies of Seeking Hyde, by Thomas Reed This historical novel follows Robert Louis Stevenson as the struggles for years to write his Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, only to have his published tale blamed for inspiring a series of grisly murders in London s East end Enter Giveaway Format Print book

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    Lists with This Book This book is not yet featured on Listopia Add this book to your favorite list Community Reviews Showing 1 37 Rating details Sort Default Filter Jan 17, 2019 R Laurence rated it it was amazing This is historical fiction that sticks very close to reality It focuses on Robert Lewis Stevenson and his much older American wife When I finished reading it, I really felt that I had been the proverbial fly on the wall seeing their marriage, their life, and the life of mid to late Victorian London as it actually was The dialog, the relationships between the characters, and the atmosphere that the author creates seem authentic and compelling The careful exposition that starts the work allo This is historical fiction that sticks very close to reality It focuses on Robert Lewis Stevenson and his much older American wife When I finished reading it, I really felt that I had been the proverbial fly on the wall seeing their marriage, their life, and the life of mid to late Victorian London as it actually was The dialog, the relationships between the characters, and the atmosphere that the author creates seem authentic and compelling The careful exposition that starts the work allows it to slip seamlessly from biography to fiction, Stevenson and friend s search for the Mayfair killer, aka Jack the Ripper When you finish this book, you ve not only had a good read, but you ve been educated about the life of this remarkable author and his even remarkable wife along with the s and attitudes of the time and place they lived in flag Like see review Jan 20, 2019 Avon Van rated it liked it This book was beautifully written I feel like the pacing was very slow at the beginning, then almost too fast at the end and that maybe, given the attention to accuracy and detail at the beginning and whimsical liberties at the end, it maybe should have been two separate books However, it is clear that the author knows his time period and settings very well The language is evocative and the setting descriptions are exquisite flag Like see review Oct 19, 2018 Virginia rated it it was amazing review of another edition I read this wonderful book months ago, but still recall the remarkable language that captures the era of Robert Louis Stevenson, with dialogue that rings true and is highly entertaining I also enjoyed the fast paced plot that s a pleasure from start to finish I highly recommend this lively, intelligent novel flag Like see review View 1 comment Dec 04, 2018 Jackie Hoyt rated it it was ok Shelves dnf While this was beautifully written and expertly researched, I failed to see a point to the whole story, and quickly got bored flag Like see review Robert Seebeck rated it really liked it Dec 13, 2018 Marcia rated it really liked it Dec 13, 2018 Joyce rated it liked it Jan 23, 2019 Susan Perabo added it May 27, 2018 Rebecca Noel marked it as to read Nov 04, 2018 Stephen Lewis marked it as to read Nov 07, 2018 Angela marked it as to read Nov 07, 2018 Elizabeth added it Nov 14, 2018 Leslie marked it as to read Nov 24, 2018 LePetitMonstre marked it as to read Dec 08, 2018 Danielle Walker marked it as to read Jan 01, 2019 Terri Egan added it Jan 03, 2019 Amy marked it as to read Jan 05, 2019 Sue marked it as to read Jan 10, 2019 Kim Friant marked it as to read Feb 01, 2019 Frederick Rotzien marked it as to read Feb 01, 2019 Rhonda Stefani marked it as to read Feb 01, 2019 Robert marked it as to read Feb 01, 2019 Fleet Sparrow marked it as to read Feb 01, 2019 Heidi marked it as to read Feb 01, 2019 Jessica marked it as to read Feb 01, 2019 Kevin marked it as to read Feb 01, 2019 Micielle marked it as to read Feb 01, 2019 Lollita marked it as to read Feb 01, 2019 Henry Fitzroy marked it as to read Feb 01, 2019 Ashley marked it as to read Feb 01, 2019 ROY Law marked it as to read Feb 01, 2019 Tina marked it as to read Feb 01, 2019 Lydia Wallace marked it as to read Feb 01, 2019 Joy marked it as to read Feb 01, 2019 Douglass Abramson marked it as to read Feb 01, 2019 Hannah marked it as to read Feb 01, 2019 Joan Waite marked it as to read Feb 01, 2019 new topicDiscuss This Book There are no discussion topics on this book yet Be the first to start one Share Recommend It Stats Recent Status Updates Genres Holiday Halloween 1 user See top shelves About Thomas Reed Thomas Reed 9 followers Thomas Reed is also known as Thomas L Reed Jr Thomas Reed is also known as Thomas L Reed Jr Trivia About Seeking Hyde No trivia or quizzes yet Add some now renderRatingGraph 2, 2, 2, 1, 0 if rating_details rating_detailssert top rating_graph Company About us Careers Terms Privacy Help Work with us Authors Advertise Authors ads blog API Connect 2019 , Inc Mobile version

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    1. This is historical fiction that sticks very close to reality It focuses on Robert Lewis Stevenson and his much older American wife When I finished reading it, I really felt that I had been the proverbial fly on the wall seeing their marriage, their life, and the life of mid to late Victorian London as it actually was The dialog, the relationships between the characters, and the atmosphere that the author creates seem authentic and compelling The careful exposition that starts the work allo This [...]


    2. This book was beautifully written I feel like the pacing was very slow at the beginning, then almost too fast at the end and that maybe, given the attention to accuracy and detail at the beginning and whimsical liberties at the end, it maybe should have been two separate books However, it is clear that the author knows his time period and settings very well The language is evocative and the setting descriptions are exquisite.


    3. I read this wonderful book months ago, but still recall the remarkable language that captures the era of Robert Louis Stevenson, with dialogue that rings true and is highly entertaining I also enjoyed the fast paced plot that s a pleasure from start to finish I highly recommend this lively, intelligent novel


    4. While this was beautifully written and expertly researched, I failed to see a point to the whole story, and quickly got bored.


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