The complexity and range of Robert Louis Stevenson s short fiction reveals his genius perhaps more than any other medium. Here, leading Stevenson scholar Barry Menikoff arranges and introduces the complete selection of Stevenson s brilliant stories, including the famed masterpiece Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, as well as The Beach of Falesá and Stevenson s previously uncollected stories. Arthur Conan Doyle has written that [Stevenson s] short stories are certain to retain their position in English literature. His serious rivals are few indeed. Since 1917 The Modern Library prides itself as ''The modern Library of the world s Best Books'' . This Modern Library Paperback Classics edition includes explanatory notes, a Scots Glossary, and a unique appendix dedicated to Stevenson s influence on the Oxford English Dictionary.