Frankenstein, Dracula, Dr. Jekyll And Mr. Hyde

December 1, 1978|
Frankenstein, Dracula, Dr. Jekyll And Mr. Hyde by Mary Shelley
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Three horror icons come together in one indispensable tome—with an introduction by Stephen King.

Within the pages of this volume you will come upon three of the darkest creations of English nineteenth-century literature; three of the darkest in all of English and American literature, many would say…and not without justification…These three creatures, presented together for the first time, all have a great deal in common beyond their power to go on frightening generation after generation of readers…but that fact alone should be considered before all others.”—From the Introduction by Stephen King

A diabolical, bloodthirsty Count draws an unsuspecting young man into a world of terrors. A scientist oversteps the bounds of conscience and brings to life a tortured creation. A man of medicine explores his darker side only to fall prey to it. These three legendary tales have held readers spellbound for more than a century. 

The titles alone—Dracula, Frankenstein, and Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde—have become synonymous with horror. They are part of a universal language that serves to put a monster’s face on the good-and-evil duality of our very human nature. Inventive and subversive, these classic tales of terror can shake even the modern reader with something far more profound than fear....
Born in London, Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley (1797-51) was the daughter of William Godwin, a noted social theorist, and Mary Wollstonecraft, one of the leading literary women of the day. Her mother died soon after her birth, and Mary was raised first under the care of servants, then by a stepmother, and finally in the rarefied...
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Title:Frankenstein, Dracula, Dr. Jekyll And Mr. Hyde
Format:Mass Market Paperback
Product dimensions:736 pages, 6.75 X 4.19 X 1.22 in
Shipping dimensions:736 pages, 6.75 X 4.19 X 1.22 in
Published:December 1, 1978
Publisher:Penguin Publishing Group
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780451523631

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