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Mary Shelley's dark story of a bereaved man's disturbing passion for his daughter was suppressed by her own father, and not published for over a century.

'I gained his secret and we were both lost for ever'
Mary Shelley's dark story of a bereaved man's disturbing passion for his daughter was suppressed by her own father, and not published for over a century.
One of 46 new books in the bestselling Little Black Classics series, to celebrate the first ever Penguin Classic in 1946. Each book gives readers a taste of the Classics' huge range and diversity, with works from around the world and across the centuries - including fables, decadence, heartbreak, tall tales, satire, ghosts, battles and elephants.

Formats & editions

  • Paperback

    9780241251874

    May 2, 2016

    Penguin Classics

    128 pages

    RRP $4.99

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  • Matilda
    Mary Shelley

    EBook

    9780241251881

    March 3, 2016

    Penguin eBooks

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