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Frankenstein

Author: Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley; Paul Cantor
Publisher: London : Penguin, 2012.
Series: Penguin English Library
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Horror fiction
Gothic fiction (Literary genre)
Fiction
Named Person: Victor Frankenstein, (Fictitious character); Frankenstein's Monster, (Fictitious character); Victor Frankenstein, (Fictitious character); Frankenstein's Monster, (Fictitious character)
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley; Paul Cantor
ISBN: 9780141198965 0141198966
OCLC Number: 760290247
Notes: Originally published in 3 v.: 1818; published in Penguin Classics edited by Maurice Hindle 1985.
Includes an essay entitled "The nightmare of romantic idealism" by Paul Cantor.
Description: v, 268 pages ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Penguin English Library
Responsibility: Mary Shelly.

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Tells the story of Victor Frankenstein, who plunders graveyards to create a new being from the bodies of the dead - but whose botched creature causes nothing but murder and destruction.  Read more...

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