The Graphic Novel
By (author) Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
Edited by Clive Bryant
Adapted by Jason Cobley
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Frankenstein by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
Book DescriptionConceived as part of a literary game among friends in 1816, Mary Shelley s "Frankenstein" is today regarded as a classic piece of 19th century literature. The story begins with the journey of an adventurer, Robert Walton, who saves the life of a man at the North Pole. That man, Victor Frankenstein, tells Walton about his experiments with the creation of life and how he ended up at the North Pole. Through this simple plot device, Shelley was able to deal with serious real-world issues like acceptance, tolerance, and understanding, as well as the universal human need for companionship and love. The novel, of course, inspired a host of films, from the 1931 classic starring Boris Karloff to "Andy Warhol s Frankenstein, " and more recently, a series of novels by Dean Koontz. This version, though slightly abridged, retains much of the original dialogue and remains true to Shelley s brilliant vision. "
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781906332495
Paperback / softback
(244mm x 165mm x 13mm)
Imprint: Classical Comics
Publisher: Classical Comics
Publish Date: 1-Dec-2008
Country of Publication: United States
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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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