Frankenstein by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
Book DescriptionMary Shelley's original novel, ""Frankenstein: Or the Modern Prometheus"" is not only a masterwork of horror, but it's also considered to be one of the earliest science fiction stories ever. Even today, its themes of man exerting god-like powers in order to create life from death remain a passionately debated topic as modern science continues its experiments with cloning, DNA, and stem cells. Marion Mousse brings the story of Dr. Victor Frankenstein and his tragic monster to frightening new life in this all-new comics adaptation, with dark and brooding artwork that appeals to today's fans of cutting-edge graphic novels. With the greater page length the CLASSICS ILLUSTRATED DELUXE provides, so much more of the original novel is part of the adaptation, which quite possibly makes this the best comics version yet.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781597071307
(231mm x 165mm x 15mm)
Publish Date: 6-Jan-2009
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
Oxford Reading Tree Treetops Classics: Level 17: Frankenstein, Paperback (January 2014)
Frankenstein is a scientist obsessed with creating life. Frankenstein tells how he makes a living person. Disgusted by what he has created he leaves his monster, but a terrifying chain of events has begun... TreeTops Classics are adapted and abridged versions of classic stories to enrich and extend children's reading experiences.
Gris Grimly's Frankenstein, Hardback (September 2013)
Tells the tale of the hubris of Victor Frankenstein, the innocence of his monstrous creation, and the darkest desires of the human heart have never been more vividly represented on the page.
Annotated Frankenstein, Hardback (October 2012)» View all books by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
Published in 1818, Frankenstein has spellbound readers for generations and has inspired numerous retellings and sequels in every medium, making the myth familiar even to those who have never read a word of Mary Shelley's novel. This freshly annotated, illustrated edition illuminates the novel and its electrifying afterlife.
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Author Biography - Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
Marion Mousse (Adapter and Illustrator) is a French comics artist and writer whose distinct style can be seen in such works as ""From Outer Space,"" ""Fracasse,"" and ""Moonfleet." Her gloomy and ominous work builds a distinct world for this new adaptation of Shelley's classic.
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