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Frankenstein (Macmillan Collector's Library)

Frankenstein (Macmillan Collector's Library)

Author: Mary Shelley; David Pinching (Introduction by)
Series: Macmillan Collector's Library
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The epic battle between man and monster reaches its greatest pitch in the famous story of Frankenstein. In trying to create life, the young student Victor Frankenstein unleashes forces beyond his control, setting into motion a long and tragic chain of events that brings Victor himself to the very brink. How he tries to destroy his creation, as it destroys everything Victor loves, is a powerful story of love, friendship ... and horror.

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Mary Shelley's Gothic masterpiece in a beautiful pocket-sized edition



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Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin was born in 1797, the daughter of two leading radical writers. Her mother died just days after her birth and Mary was educated at home by her father and encouraged in literary pursuits. She eloped with and subsequently married the Romantic poet Percy Bysshe Shelley, but their life together was full of hardship. The couple were ruined by disapproving parents and Mary lost three of her four children. Although its subject matter was extremely dark, her first novel Frankenstein (1818) was an instant sensation. Subsequent works such as Mathilda (1819) and The Last Man (1826) were less successful but are now finally receiving the critical acclaim they deserve.

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General Fields

  • : 9781509827756
  • : Pan Macmillan
  • : Collector's Library, The
  • : February 2017
  • : United Kingdom
  • : February 2017
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : New Edition
  • : English
  • : 741.5/973
  • : 280
  • : Mary Shelley; David Pinching (Introduction by)
  • : Hardback