PUMBLECHOOKIAN PRESS is a new educational publisher which caters for secondary education.
Our first publication is THE STRANGE CASE OF DR JEKYLL AND MR HYDE – TRANSLATED INTO CLEAR MODERN ENGLISH FOR GCSE.
Many GCSE English Literature students study Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, but struggle to understand Robert Louis Stevenson’s difficult and convoluted Victorian prose. This book will help them.
It’s a careful translation of Stevenson’s novel into clear and straightforward modern English. It has been written and tailored for GCSE English Literature students of all abilities.
The translation is as faithful as possible to Stevenson’s original and
- unknots knotty sentences
- explains unfamiliar vocabulary
- divides lengthy paragraphs more comprehensible chunks
- includes notes on vocabulary, themes and the Victorian period and context