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Published by Sterling Publishing Co., Inc. in New York .
Written in English


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Mary Shelley’s groundbreaking classic—begun as a ghost story for friends—is a potent blend of science fiction and horror that has inspired countless movie and other adaptations. Nothing, however, equals the depth and beauty of Shelley’s original, which remains as relevant as ever. In his arrogance, Dr. Victor Frankenstein dreams of discovering the very secret of life…and he succeeds, bringing a new creature into existence. But should man ever play God—and if he does, what does he owe his creation?

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ISBN 109781402772450

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Frankenstein is a novel by Mary Shelley that was first published in Summary Read a Plot Overview of the entire book or a chapter by chapter Summary and Analysis. If you have not read the book, then you do not know Frankenstein or his monster. Certainly, there is a creature in our modern mythology which bears that name, but he bears strikingly little resemblance to the original. It is the opposite with Dracula, where, if you have seen the films, you know the story/5(K). Read Frankenstein by author Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, FREE, online. (Table of Contents.) This book and many more are available. Frankenstein, by Mary Shelley, is a classic horror novel and a prime example of the Gothic genre. Published in , Frankenstein tells the story of an ambitious scientist and the monster he creates. The unnamed creature is a tragic figure who becomes violent and murderous after being rejected by society. Frankenstein remains potent for its commentary on the potential consequences of a.

About Frankenstein. Nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read At the age of eighteen, Mary Shelley, while staying in the Swiss Alps with her lover Percy Shelley, Lord Byron, and others, conceived the tale of Dr. Victor Frankenstein and the monster he brings to life. The novel begins with explorer Robert Walton looking for a new passage from Russia to the Pacific Ocean via the Arctic Ocean. After weeks as sea, the crew of Walton's ship finds an emaciated man, Victor Frankenstein, floating on an ice flow near ercangenc.com Walton's series of letters to his sister in England, he retells Victor's tragic story. Aug 21,  · Feel-good Frankenstein is a wonderful twist on the original Frankenstein. If you are a long time fan of the Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley original, you'll be curious how true this book is to the ercangenc.com book makes a departure from /5. Free ebook and PDF of Frankenstein by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley. Also available to read online. This classic book, first published in , tells the story of Victor Frankenstein, who meets up with Captain Robert Walton and tells him all about his life, including his creation of a 'monster'.

Robert Walton - The Arctic seafarer whose letters open and close ercangenc.com picks the bedraggled Victor Frankenstein up off the ice, helps nurse him back to health, and hears Victor’s story. He records the incredible tale in a series of letters addressed to his sister, Margaret Saville, in England. Frankenstein is an excellent book I have read many times, however, listening to this edition is the most I’ve ever joyed the book. The narration bought the characters to life and made the creature so miserable and wretched it hurt my head. Oct 01,  · Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. Frankenstein; Or, The Modern Prometheus by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley - Free Ebook Project GutenbergCited by: Jan 30,  · Frankenstein, by Mary Shelley, is part of the Barnes & Noble Classics series, which offers quality editions at affordable prices to the student and the general reader, including new scholarship, thoughtful design, and pages of carefully crafted extras. Here are 4/5.