Frankenstein( Unabridged Classics) : The Originals
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ISBN: 9789352767151 Pages: 214 Size: 129 x 198 mm Language: English Book Binding: Paperback Weight: 150 gm.
About The Book
First published in 1818, Frankenstein or, The Modern Prometheus by Mary Shelley is the foremost gothic novel of the Romantic tradition and inspired several other works in the horror genre. Shelley was inspired to write the storyâoften considered the first science fiction story ever writtenâafter a visit to the Frankenstein Castle, where, it was believed that two centuries back, an alchemist had conducted experiments. The story traces the life of Victor Frankenstein, a student of sciences at the University Of Ingolstadt, who creates a grotesque humanoid, commonly referred to as âthe monsterâ in the novel. What follows is a tale of tragedy, isolation, betrayal and absolute horror. Frankensteinor, The Modern Prometheus has been adapted to film, stage and television and remains an evergreen classic.
About Mary Shelley
Shelley (1797-1851) was a renowned English novelist, editor, biographer and
short story writer. The daughter of political philosopher William Godwin and
feminist writer Mary Wollstonecraft, Shelley was highly educated and infused
radical political elements in her works. She is best-known for the widely
acclaimed gothic novel Frankenstein, or The Modern Prometheus (1818), which
is considered the first true science fiction story. Other major works by
Shelley include Valperga (1823), The Last Man (1826) and Lodore (1835).
Besides being an accomplished writer, Shelley also edited and promoted the
works of her husband, Percy Bysshe Shelley, the renowned Romantic poet. She
died in 1851, aged 53.