Gris Grimly's Frankenstein by Mary ShelleyGris Grimly's Frankenstein by Mary Shelley

Gris Grimly's Frankenstein

byMary Shelley

Paperback | February 17, 2015

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"Grimly enlivens the prose while retaining its power to both frighten and engage sympathy for the monster-creator Victor Frankenstein. This is a richly morose nightmare of a book, a primer for young readers on the pleasures and dangers of decadent languidness."—New York Times Book Review

Gris Grimly's Frankenstein is a twisted, fresh, and utterly original full-length, full-color graphic-novel adaptation of Mary Shelley's original text, brought to life by acclaimed illustrator Gris Grimly. The first fully illustrated version to use the original 1818 text, this handsome volume is destined to capture the imagination of those new to the story as well as those who know it well.

New York Times bestselling illustrator Gris Grimly has long considered Frankenstein to be one of his chief inspirations. From the bones and flesh of the original, he has cut and stitched Mary Shelley's text to his own artwork, creating something entirely new: a stunningly original remix, both classic and contemporary, sinister and seductive, heart-stopping and heartbreaking.

Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley was born on August 30, 1797, into a life of personal tragedy. In 1816, she married the poet Percy Bysshe Shelley, and that summer traveled with him and a host of other Romantic intellectuals to Geneva. Her greatest achievement was piecing together one of the most terrifying and renowned stories of all time:F...
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Title:Gris Grimly's FrankensteinFormat:PaperbackDimensions:208 pages, 10.25 × 6.62 × 0.5 inPublished:February 17, 2015Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0061862983

ISBN - 13:9780061862984

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great edition of the classic story For anyone like myself wanting to experience the classic story by Mary Shelley but is struggling to get through the original text, this is the perfect solution. Cool illustrations that really enhance the story, and streamlined text from the original source make this the next best thing to Shelley's novel. #plumreview
Date published: 2018-08-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I loved this I bought this a month ago and I'm so happy I did!
Date published: 2017-03-14

Editorial Reviews

“Gris has a natural empathy with the disfranchised, the lost. His line work becomes more elegant and precise with each book but it also becomes more and more emotional and expressive. Gris is a fabulist with the soul of a graveyard poet.”