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Frankenstein, or, The modern prometheus

Author: Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley; Maurice Hindle
Publisher: London : Penguin Classics, an imprint of Penguin Books, 2013.
Series: Penguin horror
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The epic battle between man and monster reaches its greatest pitch in the famous story of Frankenstein. 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. How he tries to destroy his creation, as it destroys everything Victor loves, is a powerful story of love,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Gothic fiction (Literary genre)
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley; Maurice Hindle
ISBN: 9780141393391 0141393394 9780143122333 0143122339
OCLC Number: 860365933
Description: lxiii, 273 pages ; 21 cm
Series Title: Penguin horror
Other Titles: Frankenstein
Modern prometheus
Responsibility: Mary Shelly ; edited with an introduction and notes by Maurice Hindle.

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Obsessed by creating life itself, Victor Frankenstein plunders graveyards for the material to fashion a new being, which he shocks into life by electricity. But his botched creature, rejected by  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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