The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde was published in 1886 and is one of the best known of Robert Louis Stevenson’s novels. It deals with the quest of Dr. Jekyll who wishes to rid himself of his darker side, but who instead manages to split the halves of his nature off from one another. While the half that remains Dr. Jekyll is purified, it is only accomplished at the cost of unleashing the murderous Mr. Hyde on society. Dr. Jekyll eventually realizes that he must kill Hyde before Hyde is allowed to kill any more innocent people, so he takes matters into his own hands and, with the use of poison, takes his own life, thereby also ending the life of Mr. Hyde.
  The portrayal of Jekyll and Hyde in LXG is remarkably faithful to the original character. With the possible exception of the reversal of physical size (Jekyll was a large, robust man, while Hyde was quite small), the self-effacing characteristics of the meek Dr. Jekyll, and the uncontrollable rages of the animalistic Mr. Hyde are clearly shown.  
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