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- OUP Oxford 2008; US$ 4.99
Shelley's suspenseful and intellectually rich gothic tale confronts some of the most important and enduring themes in all of literture?the power of human imagination, the potential hubris of science, the gulf between appearance and essence, the effects of human cruelty, the desire for revenge and the need for forgiveness, and much more.ABOUT THE SERIES:... more...
- Electric Book Company 1998; US$ 4.95
In 1814 Mary Shelley journeyed down the Rhine with her husband Percy Bysshe Shelley, stopping in Mannheim near the ruins. The Frankenstein Ruins no doubt served as a magnet to travelers of their romantic temperaments and interest in legends. Whether she was exposed to the ruins at that time or through Goethe's Faust is not known, although she did... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2003; US$ 5.95
No-one in the grip of Mary Shelley's FRANKENSTEIN, with its mythic-minded hero and its highly sympathetic monster who reads Goethe and longs to be at peace with himself, can fail to notice how much more excellent the original is than all the adaptations, imitations and outright plagiarisms which have followed in its ample wake. In her first novel,... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 1999; US$ 9.00
At the age of eighteen, Mary Shelley, while staying in the Swiss Alps with her lover Percy Shelley, Lord Byron, and others, conceived the tale of Dr. Victor Frankenstein and the monster he brings to life. The resulting book, Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus, is a dark parable warning against the risks of scientific and creative endeavor, the... more...
- Pocket Books 2004; US$ 6.99
ENDURING LITERATURE ILLUMINATED BY PRACTICAL SCHOLARSHIP A timeless, terrifying tale of one man's obsession to create life -- and the monster that became his legacy. EACH ENRICHED CLASSIC EDITION INCLUDES: A concise introduction that gives readers important background information A chronology of the author's life and work A timeline... more...
- Saddleback Educational Publishing 2010; US$ 12.95
These literary masterpieces are made easy and interesting. This series features classic tales retold with color illustrations to introduce literature to struggling readers. Each 64-page eBook retains key phrases and quotations from the original classics. When Victor Frankenstein, a brilliant scientist, tries to create life in his laboratory, the result... more...
- Random House 2010; US$ 5.99
'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 . . .' What you create can destroy you. One freezing morning, a lone man wandering across the Arctic ice caps is rescued from... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 14.95
Working from the earliest surviving draft of Frankenstein , Charles E. Robinson presents two versions of the classic novel?as Mary Shelley originally wrote it and a subsequent version clearly indicating Percy Shelley?s amendments and contributions. For the first time we can hear Mary?s sole voice, which is colloquial, fast-paced, and sounds ... more...
- Hachette Children's Group 2011; US$ 5.99
Frankenstein is the terrifying story of a scientist who uses his powers to bring a dead body back to life and thus creates a monster. Little can the scientist imagine the consequences of his actions, as he and his creation quickly become drawn into a deadly game of cat and mouse, which only one of them can win... Adapted by Mick Gowar from the... more...