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Frankenstein : or, The modern Prometheus

Author: Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
Publisher: London : Puffin, ©1989
Series: Puffin classics
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The monster was supposed to be man's benefactor, but, scorned for his ugliness, he swears revenge on his creator and the human race.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
ISBN: 0140367128 9780140367126 014130541X 9780141305417
OCLC Number: 30737276
Description: 282 pages ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Puffin classics
Responsibility: Mary Shelley.

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Victor Frankenstein, a Swiss scientist, has a great ambition: to create intelligent life. But when his creature first stirs, he realizes he has made a monster. A monster which, abandoned by his  Read more...

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Mary Shelley's Frankenstein is one of the masterpieces of nineteenth-century Gothicism. While stay-ing in the Swiss Alps in 1816 with her lover Percy Shelley, Lord Byron, and others, Mary, then Read more...

 
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