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Frankenstein: Or, the Modern Prometheus: Or, the Modern Prometheus | Paperback

Released on 30 January 2003

Author: Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley | Format: Paperback

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Obsessed with the idea of creating life itself, Victor Frankenstein plunders graveyards for the material with which to fashion a new being, shocking his creation to life with electricity. But this botched creature, rejected by its creator and denied human companionship, sets out to destroy Frankenstein and all that he holds dear.

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 I saw the dull yellow eye of the creature open...

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It's hard to believe there is anybody today who has not heard of the story of Victor Frankenstein, if not by reading the book, then by the various adaptations of it over the years. The novel is brilliant and deserves it's status as a classic. If you have not read it, then this edition from Penguin Classics is the version to get.

 The beginning of science fiction

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In Frankenstein Shelley treds into hitherto unknown territoy and creates the first and arguably best exploration into science fiction. The young Dr Frankenstein becomes obsessed with the challenge of creating life, taking on the role of God. However, when he succeeds in his quest he is shocked and abondons his creation. Shunned by a world in which he does not belong the nameless monster reaps a terrible revenge on his Victor destroying all he holds dear. There are so many themes that run throughout this work and so many of them can be glimpsed in later works of horror and science fiction. It is a great exploration on mans overreaching ambition and the dangers science presents, as such it is as relevent today as when it was published. An enduring classic

 Complete genuis

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This is a book that almost impossible to put down once you start reading it. You feel pity in parts for the monster and pity in other parts for the tourtured victor frankenstein,which i suppose proves the saying true that there is a little bit of good and also a little bit of bad in every one of us. I highly recommend this and have no problem in giving it a 5/5. An absoulute classic

 Fascinating

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A deep insight into what defines us as good or bad, a sad reflection of society's prejudice. - A classic

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AuthorMary Wollstonecraft Shelley
PublisherPenguin Books Ltd (GB)
Year2003
ISBN9780141439471
FormatPaperback - 352 Pages
Illustrationschronology, further reading, notes