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Frankenstein; or, The modern Prometheus

Frankenstein; or, The modern Prometheus

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by Mary Shelley
     
 

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Frankenstein is a masterpiece of nineteenth-century Gothicism and the prototype of the twentieth-century science-fiction novel.

It was conceived in the Swiss Alps in mid-June 1816 after a conversation about bringing corpses to life provoked a nightmare, and was written over the next eleven months in largely morbid circumstances. Death and the terrors of

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