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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.

Reviews

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

Formats & editions

  • Hardback

    9781784874414

    October 29, 2018

    Vintage Classics

    256 pages

    RRP $32.99

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  • Paperback

    9780241321645

    July 30, 2018

    Puffin

    352 pages

    RRP $16.99

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  • Hardback

    9780141393391

    November 20, 2013

    Penguin Classics

    352 pages

    RRP $35.00

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  • Hardback

    9780143122333

    October 23, 2013

    Penguin Classics

    378 pages

    RRP $37.99

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  • Paperback

    9789380028248

    January 15, 2013

    Steerforth Press

    72 pages

    RRP $15.99

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  • Paperback

    9780141198965

    May 4, 2012

    Penguin Classics

    280 pages

    RRP $14.99

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  • Paperback

    9780099512042

    September 3, 2007

    Vintage Classics

    240 pages

    RRP $14.99

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  • Paperback

    9780141439471

    May 1, 2003

    Penguin Classics

    352 pages

    RRP $14.99

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  • Hardback

    9781857150629

    April 24, 1992

    Everyman

    234 pages

    RRP $24.99

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  • Frankenstein
    Mary Shelley

    Paperback

    9780553212471

    January 1, 1982

    Bantam US

    RRP $9.99

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  • Frankenstein
    Mary Shelley

    EBook

    9780141973883

    May 23, 2012

    Penguin eBooks

    256 pages

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  • EBook

    9781407074290

    July 1, 2010

    Vintage Digital

    240 pages

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  • Frankenstein
    Mary Shelley, Mary Shelley

    EBook

    9780141914398

    March 6, 2006

    Penguin eBooks

    288 pages

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