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    Frankenstein (Collins Classics) (Paperback) By (author) Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

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    DescriptionHarperCollins is proud to present its new range of best-loved, essential classics. '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...' Written when Mary Shelley was only nineteen-years old, this chilling tale of a young scientist's desire to create life still resonates today. Victor Frankenstein's monster is stitched together from the stolen limbs of the dead, and the result is a grotesque being who, rejected by his maker, sets out on a journey to reek his revenge. In the most famous gothic horror story ever told, Shelley confronts the limitations of science, the nature of human cruelty and the pathway to forgiveness with rich language and evocative imagery.


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    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 240
    Width: 110 mm
    Height: 176 mm
    Thickness: 18 mm
    Weight: 59 g
    ISBN 13: 9780007350964
    ISBN 10: 0007350961

    BIC E4L: HOR
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: F2.4
    Abridged Dewey: 813
    B&T Book Type: FI
    LC classification: PS
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    B&T Merchandise Category: MMP
    BISAC V2.8: FIC004000
    B&T Modifier: Continuations: 02
    B&T General Subject: 500
    DC21: 823.7
    DC22: 823.7
    BISAC V2.8: FIC012000
    BIC subject category V2: FKC
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 62
    B&T Approval Code: A25403248, C25107321
    BISAC V2.8: FIC027040, FIC015000
    HarperCollins Publishers
    Imprint name
    William Collins
    Publication date
    23 July 2013
    Publication City/Country