This Halcyon Classics ebook contains the collected works of Mary W. Shelley, including her most famous work FRANKENSTEIN, OR, THE MODERN PROMETHEUS. FRANKENSTEIN begins on a ship sailing north of the Arctic Circle, where the captain spots a figure traveling across the ice on a dog sled. This is Victor Frankenstein's creature, and close behind is Dr. Frankenstein himself. Invited onto the boat, the weak and ill Doctor tells the story of his alchemical studies and eventual construction of a man from inanimate matter. This collection also includes several other important Shelley works, including Falkner, Lodore, The Fortunes of Perkin Warbeck, Valperga, The Last Man, The Mortal Immortal, On Ghosts, The Evil Eye, The Invisible Girl, The Dream, and The Heir of Mondolfo. Includes an active table of contents for easy navigation.
About the Author
Mary Shelley (née Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin, 1797-1851) was a British novelist and writer. Best known for FRANKENSTEIN, she also edited and promoted the works of her husband, the Romantic poet and philosopher Percy Bysshe Shelley.
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