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The Strange Case of Doctor Jekyll and Mademoiselle Odile

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Review of ‘The Strange Case of Doctor Jekyll and Mademoiselle Odile’

Sixteen-year-old Odile first meets the famous Doctor Henry Jekyll in a Paris zoo, where she has tried a magical spell on the monkeys—with disastrous results. To distract the doctor from her bloody business, Odile promises to procure elephant steaks from her butcher boyfriend. The Franco-Prussian War is raging and meat is scarce, so the wealthy…

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