Robert Louis Stevenson

Der Mann, der Dr. Jekyll und Mr. Hyde war

| Lesedauer: 11 Minuten

Der Autor des Romans war sowohl ein Viktorianer als auch der weiße Häuptling der Kopfjäger von Samoa. Jetzt erlebt er eine Renaissance.

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Der viktorianische Wolpertinger

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Eine fast tragikomische Geschichte

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Kein Genie, sondern ein famoser Handwerker

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Angefangene, hingeträumte Bücher

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Eine verwirrende Zahl von Decknamen

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Ein Ehrenaltar von Jorge Luis Borges

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