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Frankenstein (Paperback)

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By Mary Shelley, Gary Reed, Frazer Irving (Illustrator)
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The Graphic Novelization of a Classic Tale
Victor Frankenstein, a Swiss scientist, has a great ambition: to createintelligent life. But when his creature first stirs, he realizes he has constructed a monster. Abandoned by its maker and shunned by everyone who sees it, the monster turns on its creator and haunts Dr. Frankenstein with murder and horrors to the very ends of the earth. Artist Frazer Irving's cinematic and moving portrayal of the doctor and his creation is sympathetic and powerful.

About the Author

Mary Shelley (August 30, 1797 - February 1, 1851)was the daughter of Mary Wollestonecraft, the ardent feminist and author ofA Vindication on the Right of Women, and William Goodwin, the Radical-anarchist philosopher and author ofLives of the Necromancers.At sixteen, she eloped with the poet Percy Bysshe Shelley; they eventually married in 1816.Mary did not begin to write seriously until the summer of 1816, when she and Shelley were in Switzerland, neighbor to Lord Byron. One night following a contest to compose ghost stories, Mary conceived her masterpeice, Frankenstein.After Shelley s death she continued to writeValperga(1823), The Last Man(1826), Ladore(1835), andFaulkner(1837), in addition to editing her husband s works."

Product Details
ISBN: 9780142404072
ISBN-10: 0142404071
Publisher: Puffin Books
Publication Date: May 19th, 2005
Pages: 176
Language: English
Series: Puffin Graphics