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Frankenstein : or the modern Prometheus

Author: Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
Publisher: Penguin USA (P), 2003.
Series: Penguin Classics
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : ReissueView all editions and formats

Obsessed with the idea of creating life itself, Victor Frankenstein plunders graveyards for the material with which to fashion a new being, shocking his creation to life with electricity. But this  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
ISBN: 0141439475 9780141439471
OCLC Number: 609074045
Description: 273 pages.
Series Title: Penguin Classics
Responsibility: Mary Shelley ; Edited with and introduction and notes by Maurice Hindle.


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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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