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Frankenstein

Frankenstein

by Mary Shelley

Hardback Publication Date: 18/06/2018

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Victor Frankenstein is driven to the edge of insanity by his obsession with making a living creature.

Using scientific experiments, he brings a monster to life, but when the creature begins to breathe, it's clear that it's intelligent and sensitive.

Spurned by Victor and everyone it meets, it eventually turns on its own maker with tragic results.

Illustrations: Full colour throughout

ISBN:
9781474924979
9781474924979
Category:
Classic fiction (Children's / Teenage)
Format:
Hardback
Publication Date:
18-06-2018
Publisher:
Usborne Publishing Ltd
Country of origin:
United Kingdom
Pages:
128
Dimensions (mm):
196x130mm
Mary Shelley

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: Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus. Shelley conceived Frankenstein in, according to her, "a waking dream."

This vision was simply of a student kneeling before a corpse brought to life. Yet this tale of a mad creator and his abomination has inspired a multitude of storytellers and artists. She died on February 1, 1851.,

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