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    Frankenstein: The Lynd Ward Illustrated Edition (Paperback) By (author) Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, By (author) Lynd Ward

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    Description'Frankenstein' ranks among the most popular novels ever written, and this illustrated edition is especially rewarding. Ward's unusual perspectives and dramatic light-and-dark contrasts offer the perfect complement to Mary Shelley's Gothic masterpiece.

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    The Lynd Ward Illustrated Edition
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, By (author) Lynd Ward
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 304
    Width: 155 mm
    Height: 234 mm
    Thickness: 18 mm
    Weight: 590 g
    ISBN 13: 9780486470535
    ISBN 10: 0486470539

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    LC classification: PR5397 .F7 2009
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    Edition statement
    Illustrations note
    Dover Publications Inc.
    Imprint name
    Dover Publications Inc.
    Publication date
    25 September 2009
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Back cover copy
    Nearly 200 years ago, a teenager dreamt of a scientist who experimented with restoring life to the dead. Encouraged by her literary-minded friends, she expanded her fantasy into a gripping story that became the epitome of the Gothic novel. Mary Shelley's suspenseful narrative of a misbegotten monster's revenge resounds with compelling questions about ambition, responsibility, and other issues that continue to enthrall modern readers. Acclaimed as both the first modern horror novel and the first science-fiction novel, "Frankenstein" has inspired numerous interpretations. This magnificently illustrated edition features the complete wood engravings by graphic artist Lynd Ward. A master of woodcut technique, Ward combined elements of Art Deco and German Expressionism in his images. His unusual perspectives and dramatic light-and-dark contrasts offer the perfect complement to Shelley's moody masterpiece."" Dover (2009) unabridged republication of the edition published by Harrison Smith and Robert Haas, New York, 1934.See every Dover book in print at www.doverpublications.com