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38%OFFMichael Burgan - Frankenstein - 9780141393391 - 9780141393391
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Frankenstein

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Description for Frankenstein Hardback. Obsessed by creating life itself, Victor Frankenstein plunders graveyards for the material to fashion a new being, which he shocks into life by electricity. But his botched creature, rejected by Frankenstein and denied human companionship, sets out to destroy his maker and all that he holds dear. Series: Penguin Clothbound Classics. Num Pages: 352 pages. BIC Classification: FC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 200 x 139 x 31. Weight in Grams: 464.

One of the BBC's '100 Novels That Shaped Our World'

A stunning new clothbound edition of Mary Shelley's infamous work of horror fiction, designed by the award-winning Coralie Bickford-Smith. These delectable and collectible Penguin editions are bound in high-quality colourful, tactile cloth with foil stamped into the design

Obsessed by creating life itself, Victor Frankenstein plunders graveyards for the material to fashion a new being, which he shocks into life by electricity. But his botched creature, rejected by Frankenstein and denied human companionship, sets out to destroy his maker and all that he holds dear. This chilling gothic ... Read more

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Product Details

Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2013
Series
Penguin Clothbound Classics
Condition
New
Number of Pages
352
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780141393391
SKU
9780141393391
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About Michael Burgan
Mary Shelley (1797-1851), the daughter of pioneering thinkers Mary Wollstonecraft and William Godwin, eloped with the poet Percy Shelley at the age of sixteen. Three years later, during a wet summer on Lake Geneva, Shelley famously wrote her masterpiece, Frankenstein. The years of her marriage were blighted by the deaths of three of her four children, and further tragedy followed ... Read more

Reviews for Frankenstein
Mary Shelley's Frankenstein is one of the masterpieces of nineteenth-century Gothicism. While stay-ing in the Swiss Alps in 1816 with her lover Percy Shelley, Lord Byron, and others, Mary, then eighteen, began to concoct the story of Dr. Victor Frankenstein and the monster he brings to life by electricity. Written in a time of great personal tragedy, it is a ... Read more

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