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  • Published: 30 May 2019
  • ISBN: 9781473569287
  • Imprint: Vintage Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 256

Frankenstein




'It was already one in the morning; the rain pattered dismally against the panes, and my candle was nearly burnt out, when, by the glimmer of the half-extinguished light, I saw the dull yellow eye of the creature open . . .' Frankenstein

A beautiful new edition of Mary Shelley's Gothic horror classic, FrankensteinINCLUDES A CULTURAL HISTORY OF FRANKENSTEIN'S MONSTER BY JEANETTE WINTERSON

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**

  • Published: 30 May 2019
  • ISBN: 9781473569287
  • Imprint: Vintage Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 256

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Praise for Frankenstein

A haunting, melancholy work of gothic beauty

Independent

A masterpiece

Philip Pullman

The most famous of all horror stories still packs a punch

Daily Mail

A haunting, melancholy work of gothic beauty

Independent

The most famous of all horror stories still packs a punch

Daily Mail

A masterpiece

Phillip Pullman

Frankenstein launched an entire genre of dystopian fiction, and a legacy of horror at the consequences of unbridled experimentation

Daily Telegraph

Frankenstein launched an entire genre of dystopian fiction, and a legacy of horror at the consequences of unbridled experimentation

Daily Telegraph

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

More relevant today than ever

Benjamin Zephaniah

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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