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Frankenstein, or, The modern Prometheus

Author: Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
Publisher: Ware : Wordsworth Classics, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A monster assembled by a scientist from parts of dead bodies develops a mind of his own as he learns to loathe himself and hate his creator. At this challenge, Mary Shelley began work on the 'ghost story' that was to evolve into the most celebrated horror novel in literary history. Frankenstein was published the next year and become the rage of London. In the generations since, the story of Victor Frankenstein and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
ISBN: 1853260231 9781853260230
OCLC Number: 46682144
Notes: Cover title: Frankenstein.
Complete and unabridged.
Description: 175 pages ; 20 cm
Other Titles: Modern Prometheus.
Responsibility: Mary Shelley ; introduction and notes by Siv Jansson.

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A monster assembled by a scientist from parts of dead bodies develops a mind of his own as he learns to loathe himself and hate his creator. At this challenge, Mary Shelley began work on the 'ghost story' that was to evolve into the most celebrated horror novel in literary history. Frankenstein was published the next year and become the rage of London. In the generations since, the story of Victor Frankenstein and the monster he created has been read by millions all over the world. It has inspired hundreds of imitations, but it has never been equaled for its masterful manipulation of the elements of horror and suspense.

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