February 24, 2017|
Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
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Mary Shelley's Gothic masterpiece.Frankenstein is the most famous novel by Mary Shelley: a dark Faustian parable of science misused that was an immediate success on its publication in 1818. Victor Frankenstein, a brilliant but wayward scientist, builds a human from dead flesh and then, horrified at what he has done, abandons his creation. The creature, an outcast because of his appearance, learns language and becomes civilized, but when rejected by society seeks revenge on his creator. So begins a cycle of destruction in which Frankenstein and his 'monster' lose all vestiges of their humanity in monomaniacal hatred.

With an Afterword by David Pinching.
Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin was born in 1797, the daughter of two leading radical writers of the age. Her mother died just days after her birth and she was educated at home by her father and encouraged in literary pursuits. She eloped with the Romantic poet Percy Bysshe Shelley, but their life together was full of hardship. The couple w...
Product dimensions:280 pages, 7 X 4.06 X 0.64 in
Shipping dimensions:280 pages, 7 X 4.06 X 0.64 in
Published:February 24, 2017
Publisher:Pan Macmillan - MCL
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781509827756

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