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Frankenstein, or, The modern Prometheus

Author: Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
Publisher: London : Penguin, 1994.
Series: Penguin classics
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Frankenstein is a young idealistic student of natural philosophy who, finding the secret of giving live to matter, creates a living being. The monstrous creation, though tender-hearted and gentle in nature, inspires fear in those who meet him and must hide away from society. Increasingly lonely and isolated, the monster becomes embittered and cruel, taking a hideous revente on his creator. In a dramatic denouement  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
ISBN: 9780140623321 0140623329 0140620303 9780140620306
OCLC Number: 758691267
Description: 214 S.
Series Title: Penguin classics
Responsibility: Mary Shelley.

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In trying to create life, the young student Victor Frankenstein unleashes forces beyond his control, setting into motion a long and tragic chain of events that brings Victor himself to the very brink.

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