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Frankenstein: Dover Thrift Study Edition
     

Frankenstein: Dover Thrift Study Edition

by Mary Shelley
 

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Obsessed with creating life in a laboratory, a medical student haunts graveyards and dissecting rooms in search of the materials for his experiments. But when he achieves success, he rejects his ghastly creation. The creature — longing for love but shunned by all — turns evil and exacts revenge. 
Two centuries after its initial publication,

Overview

Obsessed with creating life in a laboratory, a medical student haunts graveyards and dissecting rooms in search of the materials for his experiments. But when he achieves success, he rejects his ghastly creation. The creature — longing for love but shunned by all — turns evil and exacts revenge. 
Two centuries after its initial publication, Frankenstein endures as a synonym for "monster." The first modern horror novel as well as the first science-fiction novel, Mary Shelley's Gothic romance has intrigued generations of readers. A definitive survey, this Dover Thrift Study Edition offers the novel's complete and unabridged text, plus a comprehensive study guide. Created to help readers gain a thorough understanding of Frankenstein's content and context, the guide includes: • Chapter-by-chapter summaries
• Explanations and discussions of the plot
• Question-and-answer sections
• Shelley biography
• List of characters and more 
Dover Thrift Study Editions feature everything that students need to undertake a confident reading of a classic text, as well as to prepare themselves for class discussions, essays, and exams. 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780486475820
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Publication date:
08/03/2009
Series:
Dover Thrift Study Edition Series
Pages:
256
Sales rank:
99,736
Product dimensions:
5.10(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.70(d)

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