In the Shadow of Frankenstein: Tales of the Modern Prometheus

In the Shadow of Frankenstein: Tales of the Modern Prometheus


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In the Shadow of Frankenstein: Tales of the Modern Prometheus by Stephen Jones

The most infamous doctor of the Gothic Era once again delves into the forbidden secrets of the world, when literature's most famous creature lives again...Frankenstein... His very name conjures up images of plundered graves, secret laboratories, electrical experiments, and reviving the dead.Within these pages, the maddest doctor of them all and his demented disciples once again delve into the Secrets of Life, as science fiction meets horror when the world's most famous creature lives again.Here are collected together for the first time twenty-four electrifying tales of cursed creation that are guaranteed to spark your interest—with classics from the pulp magazines by Robert Bloch and Manly Wade Wellman, modern masterpieces from Ramsey Campbell, Dennis Etchison, Karl Edward Wagner, David J. Schow, and R. Chetwynd-Hayes, and new contributions from Graham Masterton, Basil Copper, John Brunner, Guy N. Smith, Kim Newman, Paul J. McAuley, Roberta Lannes, Michael Marshall Smith, Daniel Fox, Adrian Cole, Nancy Kilpatrick, Brian Mooney and Lisa Morton.Plus, you're sure to get a charge from three complete novels:The Hound of Frankensteinby Peter Tremayne,The Dead Endby David Case, and Mary W. Shelley's original masterpieceFrankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus.
As an electrical storm rages overhead, the generators are charged up, and beneath the sheet a cold form awaits its miraculous rebirth. Now it's time to throw that switch and discover all that Man Was Never Meant to Know.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781681775333
Publisher: Pegasus Books
Publication date: 10/17/2017
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 752
Sales rank: 636,453
Product dimensions: 5.60(w) x 8.60(h) x 1.70(d)

About the Author

Stephen Jones is one of Britain’s most acclaimed horror and dark fantasy writers and editors, with more than 140 books to his credit. He is a Hugo Award nominee and the winner of three World Fantasy Awards, three International Horror Guild Awards, four Bram Stoker Awards, twenty-one British Fantasy Awards and a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Horror Writers Association. You can visit his web site at or follow him on Facebook at Stephen Jones-Editor. He lives in London, England.

Neil Gaiman is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of more than twenty books and is the recipient of numerous literary honors. Originally from England, he now lives in America.

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DarkRavenDH More than 1 year ago
In the Shadow of Frankenstein: Tales of the Modern Prometheus—Stephen Jones, Editor. Frankenstein from other points of view… My thanks to my contacts at Pegasus Books, Iris Blasi, Katie McGuire, and Maia Larson, for my review copy of this book. You ladies rock! Frankenstein reinvented by modern authors! I give it Five Stars Quoth the Raven...