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Patrick & Terence Casey

Brothers Patrick (1892 – 1941) and Terence (1894 – 1945) Casey comprised a team that wrote numerous stories for the pulps, as well as several novels, in the opening decades of the 20th century. The Strange Story of William Hyde would seem to be their only genre novel.

The Strange Story of William Hyde: Hyde and seek

The Strange Story of William Hyde by Patrick & Terence Casey

In 1886, Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson came out with one of his most enduring creations, the novella entitled “The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde”; a work that has rarely – if ever – gone out of print since its initial release. But this would hardly be the last “strange” story featuring a character by the name of Hyde! Thus, 30 years later, on the other side of the pond, the world was given a book bearing the title The Strange Story of William Hyde; a book that turned out to be anything but a publishing perennial, despite its manifold fine qualities, as will be seen.

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