Frankenstein

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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 designObsessed 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 tale, begun when Mary Shelley was just nineteen years old, would become the world's most famous work of horror fiction, and remains a devastating exploration of the limits of human creativity.This edition also includes 'A Fragment' by Lord Byron and 'The Vampyre- A Tale' by John Polidori, as well as an introduction and notesMary 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 in 1822, when Percy Shelley drowned in Italy. Following his death, Mary Shelley returned to England and continued to travel and write until her own death at the age of fifty-three.
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9781577656869
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9781586791323
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Grouping Title frankenstein
Grouping Author shelley mary wollstonecraft
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auth_author2 Bethancourt, T. Ernesto., Casaletto, Tom., Cosham, Ralph., Guidall, George., Kelley, Gary,, McConnell, James,, McKowen, Scott., Munch, Philippe,, Plunkert, David,, Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft, 1797-1851., Stewart, Diana., Vogel, Malvina G., Weiss, Jim,
author Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft, 1797-1851.
author2-role Bethancourt, T. Ernesto., Books on Tape, Inc., Brilliance Audio (Firm)., Casaletto, Tom.|Narrator, Cosham, Ralph., Findaway World, LLC., Guidall, George., Guidall, George.|Narrator, Kelley, Gary,illustrator., McConnell, James,ill., McKowen, Scott., Munch, Philippe,ill., Pablo Marcos Studio,ill., Pablo Marcos Studio., Playaway Digital Audio., Plunkert, David,illustrator., Project Gutenberg., Recorded Books, LLC., Recorded Books., Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft,1797-1851., Stewart, Diana., Vogel, Malvina G., Weiss, Jim,nrt.
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subject_facet Audiobooks, Brothers. -- Death -- Sound recordings, Downloadable audio books, Electronic books, Fear -- Fiction. -- Sound recordings, Frankenstein (Fictional character) -- Fiction, Frankenstein (Fictitious character) -- Fiction, Frankenstein (Fictitious character) -- Fiction -- Sound recordings, Frankenstein (Fictitious character). -- Fiction, Frankenstein's Monster -- (Fictitious character) -- Fiction, Frankenstein's monster (Fictitious character) -- Fiction, Frankenstein, Victor (Fictional character) -- Fiction, Frankenstein, Victor (Fictitious character) -- Fiction, Frankenstein, Victor -- (Fictitious character) -- Fiction, Geneva (Switzerland) -- Fiction, Gothic fiction, Gothic novels, Horror fiction, Horror stories, Horror tales, Horror tales, English, Large type books, Monsters -- Fiction, Monsters -- Fiction -- Sound recordings, Monsters. -- Fiction, Revenge -- Fiction. -- Sound recordings, Science fiction, Scientists -- Fiction, Scientists -- Fiction -- Sound recordings, Scientists. -- Fiction
title_display Frankenstein
title_full Frankenstein / Mary Shelley, Frankenstein / Mary Shelley ; adapted by Malvina G. Vogel ; illustrations by Pablo Marcos Studio, Frankenstein / Mary Shelley ; illustrated by Scott McKowen ; afterword by Arthur Pober, Frankenstein / Mary Shelley ; illustrations by Philippe Munch, Frankenstein / Mary Shelley ; with an introduction and notes by Karen Karbiener, Frankenstein / Mary W. Shelley, Frankenstein / by Mary Shelley ; abridged and adapted by T. Ernesto Bethancourt ; illustrated by James McConnell, Frankenstein / by Mary Shelley ; preface by Walter Cronkite ; introduction by Charles Michener and Eugenie Vink, Frankenstein / by Mary Shelley ; with an introduction by Diane Johnson, Frankenstein / by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley ; adapted by Diana Stewart ; illustrated by Gary Kelley, Frankenstein / story by Mary Shelley ; adapted by Malvina G. Vogel ; illustrations by Pablo Marcos Studio, Frankenstein / written by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley ; illustrated by David Plunkert, Frankenstein [(text) large print] / Mary W. Shelley, Frankenstein [electronic resource] / Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, Frankenstein [sound recording] / Mary Shelley, Frankenstein [sound recording] / Mary W. Shelley, Frankenstein [sound recording] / Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, Frankenstein [sound recording] / by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
title_short Frankenstein
topic_facet Audiobooks, Brothers, Death, Fear, Fiction, Frankenstein (Fictional character), Frankenstein (Fictitious character), Frankenstein's Monster, Frankenstein's monster (Fictitious character), Frankenstein, Victor, Frankenstein, Victor (Fictional character), Frankenstein, Victor (Fictitious character), Gothic novels, Horror fiction, Horror stories, Horror tales, Horror tales, English, Large type books, Monsters, Revenge, Science fiction, Scientists