Frankenstein

November 28, 2017|
Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
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One of the BBC''s ''100 Novels That Shaped Our World''

Part of a beautiful collection of hardcover classics, designed by the award-winning Coralie Bickford-Smith.

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 Frankenstein and denied human companionship, sets out to destroy his maker and all that he holds dear. This chilling gothic tale, begun when Mary Shelley was just nineteen years old, would become the world''s most famous work of horror fiction, and remains a devastating exploration of the limits of human creativity.
Mary Shelley (1797-1851), the daughter of pioneering thinkers Mary Wollstonecraft and William Godwin, eloped with the poet Percy Shelley at the age of sixteen. Three years later, during a wet summer on Lake Geneva, Shelley famously wrote her masterpiece, Frankenstein. The years of her marriage were blighted by the deaths of three of he...
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Title:Frankenstein
Format:Hardcover
Product dimensions:240 pages, 9.5 X 6.29 X 0.95 in
Shipping dimensions:240 pages, 9.5 X 6.29 X 0.95 in
Published:November 28, 2017
Publisher:Penguin Uk
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780241256619

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