By (author) Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
Retold by Fiona MacDonald
Illustrated by Penko Gelev
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Frankenstein by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
Book DescriptionVictor Frankenstein, a gifted medical student, has discovered the secret of bringing dead matter to life. Gathering materials from graveyards and slaughterhouses, he creates a giant of superhuman strength. But he is horrified by what he has done, and runs away. How will the creature react to being left alone in the world by his creator? "Graffex" is a series of illustrated literary classics retold for young readers.This classic horror story is presented as an exciting, fast-paced graphic novel which remains faithful to Mary Shelley's original text. Specially commissioned full-colour artwork brings excitement and atmosphere to this classic tale. Speech bubbles work with the main text to emphasise and enhance the retelling. There is a detailed timeline of important discoveries and inventions during Mary Shelley's lifetime, and of other novels and stories which helped to inspire her. There is background information on Mary Shelley's life and work, and a list of film and TV adaptations of "Frankenstein".
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781905638727
(259mm x 170mm x 5mm)
Imprint: Book House
Publisher: Salariya Book Company Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Feb-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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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
Fiona Macdonald studied history at Cambridge University and at the University of East Anglia. She has taught in adult education and in schools and universities, and is the author of numerous books for children on historical topics.
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