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Book Reviews of MARY REILLY

Author: Valerie Martin
ISBN-13: 9780671507022
ISBN-10: 0671507028
Publication Date: 4/14/1994
Pages: 192
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.

3.8 stars, based on 6 ratings
Publisher: Washington Square Press
Book Type: Paperback
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janetg avatar reviewed MARY REILLY on + 14 more book reviews
"Mary Reilly" writes in the first-person, and she is a very charming, likeable girl (as Dr. Hyde agrees) as a narrator. As in "Alias Grace" (Margaret Atwood), I also liked reading about the life and thoughts of a Victorian/Edwardian-era servantgirl, with her difficult, dangerous (I mean household work was harmful and dangerous), unquestioned, unresented, and dawn-to-dusk working life. Of the "alternative history" genre (cf. Gregory Maguire) of the last ten years or so, that I also enjoy so much.
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the untold story of jekyll and hyde
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Completely interesting and unique novel; the Jekyll and Hyde story told from the POV of the only female character in the original story - an unnamed maid.
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Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde from the point of view of a maid. Easy read. Per LA Times, \"powerful and moving...brilliant.\" I wouldn\'t go that far, but it was good.
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