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  • Published: 29 October 2018
  • ISBN: 9781784874414
  • Imprint: Vintage Classics
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 256
  • RRP: $38.00

Frankenstein




A beautiful hardback edition of Mary Shelley's Gothic horror classic, Frankenstein, to coincide with the 200th anniversary of the book's publication

A beautiful new hardback edition of Mary Shelley's Gothic horror classic, Frankenstein, to coincide with the 200th anniversary of the book's first publication

INCLUDES A CULTURAL HISTORY OF FRANKENSTEIN’S MONSTER

Navigating the Arctic, the captain of a ship rescues a man wandering near death across the ice caps. How the man got there reveals itself a story of ambition, murder and revenge. As a young scientist, Victor Frankenstein pushed moral boundaries in order to cross the final frontier and create life. But his creation is a monster stitched together from grave-plundered body parts who has no place in the world, and his existence can only lead to tragedy.

**One of the BBC’s 100 Novels That Shaped Our World**

  • Pub date: 29 October 2018
  • ISBN: 9781784874414
  • Imprint: Vintage Classics
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 256
  • RRP: $38.00

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Praise for Frankenstein

“Shelley’s speechifying, lonely, Miltonic monster remains one of the greatest characters in all of literature… The book may also be the greatest meditation on birth I have ever read.”

Siri Hustvedt, The Week


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