Mary Shelley"s Frankenstein
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Mary Shelley"s Frankenstein by Alice Schick

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Published by Delacorte Press in New York .
Written in English


  • Monsters -- Fiction.,
  • Horror stories.

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About the Edition

A retelling of the famous monster tale.

Edition Notes

Other titlesFrankenstein.
Statementadapted and illustrated by Alice & Joel Schick.
ContributionsShelley, Mary Wollstonecraft, 1797-1851., Schick, Joel, joint author.
LC ClassificationsPZ7.S3443 Mar
The Physical Object
Pagination[46] p. :
Number of Pages46
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4092381M
ISBN 100440026938, 044002692X
LC Control Number80000385

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Mar 03,  · Mary Shelley was born Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin in in London. She eloped to France with Shelley, whom she married in After Frankenstein, she wrote several novels, including Valperga and Falkner, and edited editions of the poetry of Shelley, who had died in Mary Shelley died in London in /5(K). Mary Shelley is known for her famous horror novel, Frankenstein, and for her tumultuous marriage to epic poet Percy Bysshe Shelley. Learn more at Aug 30, Frankenstein Letter 1 To Mrs. Saville, England St. Petersburgh, Dec. 11th, 17— You will rejoice to hear that no disaster has accompanied the commencement of an enterprise which you have regard-ed with such evil forebodings. I arrived here yesterday, and my first task is . At this challenge, Mary Shelley began work on the 'ghost story' that was to evolve into the most celebrated horror novel in literary history. Frankenstein was published the next year and become the rage of London. In the generations since, the story of Victor Frankenstein and the monster he created has been read by millions all over the by:

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According to Mary Shelley’s introduction to the edition of the novel, the three writers devised a game to see who could invent the most terrifying ghost story. The author writes that that night she had a shocking dream about an inventor assembling a monster, and began writing the story that she would eventually expand into Frankenstein. We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By using our site you consent to our use of cookies. Learn more Got it Got it. Nov 04,  · He introduces himself as Victor Frankenstein and he tells the Captain the story of his life since he was a little boy in Geneva. Victor is a barilliant student, and in love with his stepsister Elizabeth, an orphan that was raised by his father Baron Victor von Frankenstein/10(K). The writing of the book took a little less than a year. Although the Shelleys had some difficulty in finding a publisher, the book appeared approximately a year later on March 11, The critical and popular reception was strong. The book has never been out of print. By Mary seemed well on her way to literary prominence.4/5(32).