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Frankenstein - Original 1818 Uncensored Version
Mary Shelley

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2014

Buy this print edition and get the digital version free. “It was on a dreary night of November that I beheld my man completed ..." In the summer of 1816, a young, well-educated woman from England traveled with her lover to the Swiss Alps. Unseasonable rain kept them trapped inside their lodgings, where they entertained themselves by reading ghost stories. At the urging of renowned poet Lord Byron, a friend and neighbor, they set ...


Frankenstein Publisher: Penguin Classics
LMary Shelley, 2003


Frankenstein (Dover Thrift Editions)
Mary Shelley

Dover Publications, 1994

Few creatures of horror have seized readers' imaginations and held them for so long as the anguished monster of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein . The story of Victor Frankenstein's terrible creation and the havoc it caused has enthralled generations of readers and inspired countless writers of horror and suspense. Considering the novel's enduring success, it is remarkable that it began merely as a whim of Lord Byron's. "We will each write a story," ...


Mary Shelley

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2014

Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus, is a novel written by English author Mary Shelley about eccentric scientist Victor Frankenstein, who creates a grotesque creature in an unorthodox scientific experiment. Shelley started writing the story when she was eighteen, and the novel was published when she was twenty. The first edition was published anonymously in London in 1818. Shelley's name appears on the second edition, published in France in ...


Frankenstein (Collector's Library)
Mary Shelley

Collector's Library, 2010

What happens when Man plays God? Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, a dark parable of science misused was an immediate success on its publication in 1818. Determined to prove he can create life out of nothing, Victor Frankenstein, a brilliant but arrogant scientist, builds a human out of dead flesh. Horrified by his own creation, he abandons the creature—with deadly consequences. Alone, unloved, and hideous to behold, Frankenstein’s monster seeks ...


Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2013

• This e-book publication is unique which includes exclusive Introduction, Historical Background and handcrafted additional content. • This edition also includes detailed Biography. • A new table of contents with working links has been included by a publisher. • This edition has been corrected for spelling and grammatical errors.


Frankenstein: (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition)
Mary Shelley

Penguin Classics, 2007

A deluxe edition of Mary Shelley's haunting adventure about ambition and modernity run amok Now a Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition with an introduction by Elizabeth Kostova and cover art by Ghost World creator Daniel Clowes, Mary Shelley's timeless gothic novel presents the epic battle between man and monster at its greatest literary pitch. In trying to create life, the young student Victor Frankenstein unleashes forces beyond his control, ...


Frankenstein (Case Studies in Contemporary Criticism)
Mary Shelley

Bedford/St. Martin's, 2000

This revision of a widely adopted critical edition presents the 1831 text of Mary Shelley’s English Romantic novel along with critical essays that introduce students to Frankenstein from contemporary psychoanalytic, Marxist, feminist, gender, and cultural studies perspectives. An additional essay demonstrates how various critical perspectives can be combined. In the second edition, 3 of the 6 essays are new. The text and essays are ...


Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2014

When an eccentric scientist decides to play God with nature, a horror quite unlike any other unfolds. This classic Gothic tale raises questions at every turn: religious, existential, moral and philosophical - all the while maintaining a gripping storyline. It is a feat all the more remarkable when one considers that Shelley completed the novel before she was yet twenty-one years of age. [This edition is set in 10pt Georgia on executive paper]


Frankenstein (Penguin Horror)
Mary Shelley

Penguin Classics Hardcover, 2013

Part of a new six-volume series of the best in classic horror, selected by award-winning director Guillermo del Toro Filmmaker and longtime horror literature fan Guillermo del Toro serves as the curator for the Penguin Horror series, a new collection of classic tales and poems by masters of the genre. Included here are some of del Toro’s favorites, from Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein and Ray Russell’s short story “Sardonicus,” ...


Frankenstein (Bantam Classics) Publisher: Bantam Classics; Bantam Classic edition
Mary Shelley, 1985


Dead and Alive: A Novel (Dean Koontz's Frankenstein, Book 3)
Dean Koontz

Bantam, 2009

From the celebrated imagination of Dean Koontz comes a powerful reworking of one of the classic stories of all time. If you think you know the legend, you know only half the truth. Now the mesmerizing saga concludes. . . . As a devastating hurricane approaches, as the benighted creations of Victor Helios begin to spin out of control, as New Orleans descends into chaos and the future of humanity hangs in the balance, the only hope rests with ...


Frankenstein (Classic Starts Series)
Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

Sterling, 2006

Mary Shelley’s tragic story of a scientist who created a monster is perhaps even more compelling and meaningful today than when it was written nearly two centuries ago. From the bits and pieces of dead bodies, and the power of electricity, the brilliant Victor Frankenstein fashions a new form of life—only to discover, too late, the irreparable damage he has caused.


Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

Frankensteiner Books, 2014

Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley


Rick Walton

Feiwel & Friends, 2012

This laugh-out-loud funny and devilish send-up of Ludwig Bemelmans's Madeline is for little monsters everywhere. Frankenstein is the scariest of all the monsters in Miss Devel's castle. He can frighten anything--animals, parents, even rocks. Until one night, Miss Devel wakes up and runs downstairs to find that Frankenstein has lost his head!


FRANKENSTEIN (illustrated, complete and definitive 1831 edition)

Classic Mary Shelley: Frankenstein, 2014

The Definitive Edition of FRANKENSTEIN -Illustrated with stunning illustrations and period pictures -Complete, unabridged, and formatted for kindle to improve your reading experience -Includes Mary Shelley’s 1831 introduction detailing the fascinating story of the book’s creation -Linked table of contents to reach your chapter quickly “It has been a wonder to read such a story when I thought I knew all about it, and how it was ...


Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

Intervisual Books, 2010

A young Swiss student discovers the secret of animating lifeless matter and, by assembling body parts, creates a monster who vows revenge on his creator after being rejected from society.


Frankenstein: A Kaplan SAT Score-Raising Classic (Kaplan Test Prep)
Mary Shelley

Kaplan Publishing, 2011

Kaplan guarantees that readers will improve their SAT score using guides—or get their money back. Vocabulary is a critical part of studying for the SATs. Memorizing words that are written on flashcards can be difficult because they are not put in the context of a sentence. Kaplan’s SAT Score-Raising Classics make learning SAT vocabulary words easier and more enjoyable for students. Classic novels that are taught throughout high school ...


The Original Frankenstein (Vintage Classics)
Mary Shelley

Vintage, 2009

Working from the earliest surviving draft of Frankenstein , Charles E. Robinson presents two versions of the classic novel—as Mary Shelley originally wrote it and a subsequent version clearly indicating Percy Shelley’s amendments and contributions. For the first time we can hear Mary’s sole voice, which is colloquial, fast-paced, and sounds more modern to a contemporary reader. We can also see for the first time the extent of Percy ...


Frankenstein: Prodigal Son: A Novel
Dean Koontz, Kevin J. Anderson

Bantam, 2009

From the celebrated imagination of Dean Koontz comes a powerful reworking of one of the classic stories of all time. If you think you know the legend, you know only half the truth. Here is the mystery, the myth, the terror, and the magic of . . . Every city has its secrets. But none as terrible as this. He is Deucalion, a tattooed man of mysterious origin, a sleight-of-reality artist who has traveled the centuries with a secret worse than ...



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