Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde Translated into Clear, Modern English for GCSE


The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde

By Robert Louis Stevenson

Translated into Clear, Modern English for GCSE

By Frank Danes

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

RRP £8.99

Our Price £8.20 including p&p


About the author:  Frank Danes taught English for thirty years and was Head of English at three schools in London and Cambridgeshire. OCR, Cambridge University Press and Oxford University Press have published over a dozen of his books, including: student and teacher guides to GCSE and A level literature set texts; guides to SPAG; a study of Victorian Literature and two critical works on Doctor Who.




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