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- Random House Publishing Group 2003; US$ 4.95
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...
- 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 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 Publishing 2005; US$ 12.95
This Graphic Novel Series features classic tales retold with attractive color illustrations. Educatiors using the Dale-Chall vocabulary system adapted each title. Each 70 page, softcover book retains key phrases and quotations from the original classics. Introduce literature to reluctant readers and motivate struggling readers. Students build confidence... more...
- Saddleback Publishing 2010; US$ 12.95
Timeless Classics--designed for the sturggling reader and adapted to retain the integrity of the original classic. These classic novels will grab a students attention from the first page. Included are eight pages of end-of-book activities to enhance the reading experience, bringing each book to 88 pages. 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... more...
- Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2011; US$ 1.99
This deluxe ebook package features Mary Shelley?s classic gothic novel plus an extended excerpt of award winning author Kenneth Oppel?s thrilling prequel, This Dark Endeavor ! What happens when an obsession defies your control? Victor Frankenstein has long sought the answer to creating new life. When he finally achieves his goal, he?s horrified... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2011; US$ 11.18
One of the best known horror stories ever. Victor Frankenstein, a Swiss scientist, has a great ambition: to create intelligent life. But when his creature first stirs, he realizes he has made a monster. A monster which, abandoned by his master and shunned by everyone who sees it, follows Dr Frankenstein with murder and horrors to the very ends of... more...