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Frankenstein : or, The modern Prometheus

Author: Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
Publisher: London : Collector's Library, 2004.
Series: Collector's Library.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Victor Frankenstein, a brilliant but wayward student of science, builds a human from dead flesh. Horrified at what he has done, he abandons his creation. The creature, an outcast for his horrific appearance, learns language and becomes civilized. In time, he attempts to join society but is rejected because he is assumed to have murderous intentions. Spurned, he seeks vengeance on his creator. So begins a cycle of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Horror fiction
Science fiction
Fictional Works
Teen fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
ISBN: 1904633420 9781904633426
OCLC Number: 786157703
Notes: "First published in 1818"--Title page verso.
"Presented in its original, unexpurgated form"--Jacket.
Description: 279 pages ; 16 cm
Series Title: Collector's Library.
Responsibility: Mary Shelley ; with an afterword by David Pinching.

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Mary Shelly's classic tale of terror is the story of Victor Frankenstein, a young student, who learns the secret of imparting life into a creature that he has constructed from corpses he finds.  Read more...

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