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grace86
03-20-2007, 02:09 PM
I finished reading Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde yesterday and went on to the shorter stories also included in the volume. Among them was "A Lodging for the Night." I was wondering if anyone has read this story and would care to discuss it, I was left feeling like the story was a little vague.

So I am just curious if anyone else has read it and cares to discuss. :D

grace86
03-30-2007, 04:31 PM
Has anyone read any of his short stories?

Mr.Snob
05-22-2007, 12:10 PM
The tale you refer to is extracted from The New Arabian Nights, and as you have yourself stated, it is a vague one - not unlike many others by Stevenson. Perhaps the only good lines are those when Francis and the old veteran of the army discuss about each´s fate. Overall a dim and aimless story save for that very dialogue towards the end.

gavagai
07-01-2011, 05:18 PM
So I am just curious if anyone else has read it and cares to discuss.
I would like to discuss it. When I read it the first time I also didn't know what to think about it. But now I've listened to an audio version a couple of times and think it's a great story.