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By Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

Transformation

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Transformation by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

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A macabre, sinister and supernatural tale, Mary Shelley's Transformation is a masterpiece of Gothic writing. Having squandered his wealth, Guido returns to claim the hand of the celestial Juliet, but finds himself censured by her father. Petulant at his chastisement, his Byronic temperament gets the better of him: he is punished with banishment. Plotting his revenge, he witnesses a mighty tempest, and from the raging sea emerges a strange figure. Initially repelled by the dwarfish form before him, the true horror soon strikes him: he and the dwarf are one. As their identities become increasingly merged, 'Transformation' takes its place in the history of Doppelganger literature.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781843910954
ISBN-10: 1843910950
Format: Paperback
(195mm x 124mm x 9mm)
Pages: 112
Imprint: Hesperus Press Ltd
Publisher: Hesperus Press Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Jul-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Books By Author Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

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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 by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley 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 by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley Annotated Frankenstein, Hardback (October 2012)

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

Novelist and short-story writer Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley (1797 - 1851) is best remembered for Frankenstein, or the Modern Prometheus.

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