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    Frankenstein: Or, the Modern Prometheus (Wadsworth Collection) (Paperback) By (author) Mary Shelley, Introduction and notes by Dr. Siv Jansson, Series edited by Dr. Keith Carabine

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    DescriptionBegun when the author was only eighteen and conceived from a nightmare, Frankenstein is the deeply disturbing story of a monstrous creation which has terrified and chilled readers since its first publication in 1818. The novel has thus seared its way into the popular imagination while establishing itself as one of the pioneering works of modern science fiction.


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    Frankenstein: Or, the Modern Prometheus
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Mary Shelley, Introduction and notes by Dr. Siv Jansson, Series edited by Dr. Keith Carabine
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 208
    Width: 129 mm
    Height: 198 mm
    Thickness: 10 mm
    Weight: 134 g
    ISBN 13: 9781853260230
    ISBN 10: 1853260231

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    BIC E4L: HOR
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: F2.4
    B&T Book Type: FI
    DC22: FIC
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21110
    BISAC V2.8: FIC004000
    Ingram Subject Code: LC
    Libri: I-LC
    B&T General Subject: 500
    DC21: 823.7
    BIC subject category V2: FKC
    LC classification: PR5397.F7
    DC22: 823/.7
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 62
    LC classification: PR5397 .F7 1993B
    Thema V1.0: FKC
    Illustrations note
    notes, bibliography
    Wordsworth Editions Ltd
    Imprint name
    Wordsworth Editions Ltd
    Publication date
    01 August 1997
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    Back cover copy
    At this challenge, Mary Shelley began work on the 'ghost story' that was to evolve into the most celebrated horror novel in literary history. Frankenstein was published the next year and become the rage of London. In the generations since, the story of Victor Frankenstein and the monster he created has been read by millions all over the world. It has inspired hundreds of imitations, but it has never been equaled for its masterful manipulation of the elements of horror and suspense.