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The Original Gothic-Horror Literary Classic Mary Shelleys deceptively simple story of Victor Frankenstein and the creature he brings to life, first published in 1818, is now more widely read-and more widely discussed by scholars-than any other work of the Romantic period. From the creatures creation to his wild lament over the dead body of his creator in the Arctic waste The Original Gothic-Horror Literary Classic Mary Shelleys deceptively simple story of Victor Frankenstein and the creature he brings to life, first published in 1818, is now more widely read-and more widely discussed by scholars-than any other work of the Romantic period. From the creatures creation to his wild lament over the dead body of his creator in the Arctic wastes, the story retains its narrative hold on the reader even as it spins off ideas in rich profusion. About the Author: Mary Shelley (30 August 1797 – 1 February 1851) was a British novelist, short story writer, dramatist, essayist, biographer, and travel writer, best known for her Gothic novel Frankenstein: or, The Modern Prometheus (1818). She also edited and promoted the works of her husband, the Romantic poet and philosopher Percy Bysshe Shelley. Her father was the political philosopher William Godwin, and her mother was the philosopher and feminist Mary Wollstonecraft. She died in London in 1851. This is the definitive collectors edition and is a stunning and impressive uanabridged representation of a classic literary work. – Publishers Weekly

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The Original Gothic-Horror Literary Classic Mary Shelleys deceptively simple story of Victor Frankenstein and the creature he brings to life, first published in 1818, is now more widely read-and more widely discussed by scholars-than any other work of the Romantic period. From the creatures creation to his wild lament over the dead body of his creator in the Arctic waste The Original Gothic-Horror Literary Classic Mary Shelleys deceptively simple story of Victor Frankenstein and the creature he brings to life, first published in 1818, is now more widely read-and more widely discussed by scholars-than any other work of the Romantic period. From the creatures creation to his wild lament over the dead body of his creator in the Arctic wastes, the story retains its narrative hold on the reader even as it spins off ideas in rich profusion. About the Author: Mary Shelley (30 August 1797 – 1 February 1851) was a British novelist, short story writer, dramatist, essayist, biographer, and travel writer, best known for her Gothic novel Frankenstein: or, The Modern Prometheus (1818). She also edited and promoted the works of her husband, the Romantic poet and philosopher Percy Bysshe Shelley. Her father was the political philosopher William Godwin, and her mother was the philosopher and feminist Mary Wollstonecraft. She died in London in 1851. This is the definitive collectors edition and is a stunning and impressive uanabridged representation of a classic literary work. – Publishers Weekly

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Title

FRANKENSTEIN: OR, THE MODERN PROMETHEUS

Pages

224

Publisher

PENGUIN CLASSICS

ISBN-13

9.78014E 12

Height

11.1

Width

1.1

Binding

Paperback

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New, Used

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