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Frankenstein; or The modern Prometheus

Author: Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley; M K Joseph
Publisher: London, New York, Oxford U.P., 1969.
Series: Oxford English novels.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : [1831 ed.]View all editions and formats
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"Victor Frankenstein, a young Swiss student of the natural sciences, experiments with inanimate forms, attempting to discover the secret of life. In doing so, he creates a huge, hideous creature which, scorned by everyone because of its ugliness, vows to spend the rest of its life seeking revenge against the human race."--Back cover.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Science fiction
Horror fiction
Named Person: Victor Frankenstein, (Fictitious character); Frankenstein's Monster, (Fictitious character); Victor Frankenstein, (Fictitious character); Frankenstein's monster, (Fictitious character)
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley; M K Joseph
ISBN: 0192553259 9780192553256
OCLC Number: 45231
Notes: First published 1818; this text edited from Mary Shelley's revision of 1831.
Editor is Professor of English at the University of Auckland.
Description: xxv, 241 p. 1 illus. 21 cm.
Series Title: Oxford English novels.
Other Titles: Frankenstein
Responsibility: [by] Mary W. Shelley.

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"Victor Frankenstein, a young Swiss student of the natural sciences, experiments with inanimate forms, attempting to discover the secret of life. In doing so, he creates a huge, hideous creature which, scorned by everyone because of its ugliness, vows to spend the rest of its life seeking revenge against the human race."--Back cover.

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