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Frankenstein, or The modern Prometheus

Author: Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley; Maurice Hindle
Publisher: London : Penguin, 1992.
Series: Penguin classics
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Tells the story of a scientist who discovers the secret of generating life from lifeless matter, and puts this knowledge to use by creating a monster being.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Horror fiction
Gothic novels
Named Person: Victor Frankenstein, (Fictitious character); Victor Frankenstein, (Fictitious character)
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley; Maurice Hindle
ISBN: 0140433627 9780140433623 1857150627 9781857150629
OCLC Number: 221026447
Description: lv, 260 pages : facsimile ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Penguin classics
Responsibility: Mary Shelley ; edited with an introduction and notes by Maurice Hindle.

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The fable of the scientist who creates a man-monster is one of the best known horror stories ever. It has fascinated readers ever since it was first published in 1818.  Read more...

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