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Frankenstein

Frankenstein

by Mary Shelley

Hardback Publication Date: 29/10/2018

RRP  $32.99 $32.80

A beautiful hardback edition of Mary Shelley's Gothic horror classic, Frankenstein, to coincide with the 200th anniversary of the book's publication

A beautiful new hardback edition of Mary Shelley's Gothic horror classic, Frankenstein, to coincide with the 200th anniversary of the book's first publication

INCLUDES A CULTURAL HISTORY OF FRANKENSTEIN’S MONSTER

Navigating the Arctic, the captain of a ship rescues a man wandering near death across the ice caps. How the man got there reveals itself a story of ambition, murder and revenge. As a young scientist, Victor Frankenstein pushed moral boundaries in order to cross the final frontier and create life. But his creation is a monster stitched together from grave-plundered body parts who has no place in the world, and his existence can only lead to tragedy.

ISBN:
9781784874414
9781784874414
Category:
Classic fiction
Format:
Hardback
Publication Date:
29-10-2018
Language:
English
Publisher:
Penguin Random House
Country of origin:
United Kingdom
Pages:
256
Dimensions (mm):
221x143x26mm
Weight:
0.37kg
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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