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Frankenstein
by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley


Overview - The idea for the story came to the author, Mary Shelley, in a dream she had about a scientist who had created life and was horrified by what he had made. This Gothic-style romance is among the first of true science fiction novels, if not the first. A young scientist named Victor Frankenstein, after going through his own near-death experience, decides to play God and create life in the form of a grotesque creature, which turns into a nightmare.  Read more...

 
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Overview
The idea for the story came to the author, Mary Shelley, in a dream she had about a scientist who had created life and was horrified by what he had made. This Gothic-style romance is among the first of true science fiction novels, if not the first. A young scientist named Victor Frankenstein, after going through his own near-death experience, decides to play God and create life in the form of a grotesque creature, which turns into a nightmare. Through his experience, he learns that the gift of life is precious, not disposable. His journey and personal transformation has deeply affected readers.

Frankenstein is a must-read for any lover of classic literature and science fiction.

About the Word Cloud Classics series:
Classic works of literature with a clean, modern aesthetic Perfect for both old and new literature fans, the Word Cloud Classics series from Canterbury Classics provides a chic and inexpensive introduction to timeless tales. With a higher production value, including heat burnished covers and foil stamping, these eye-catching, easy-to-hold editions are the perfect gift for students and fans of literature everywhere.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9781607109457
  • ISBN-10: 160710945X
  • Publisher: Canterbury Classics
  • Publish Date: October 2013
  • Page Count: 195
  • Dimensions: 7.6 x 5.1 x 0.9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.61 pounds

Series: Word Cloud Classics

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