Frankenstein

By Mary Shelley; Maurice Hindle (Editor)
(Penguin Classics, Paperback, 9780141439471, 352pp.)

Publication Date: May 6, 2003

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The epic battle between man and monster reaches its greatest pitch in the famous story of Frankenstein. In trying to create life, the young student Victor Frankenstein unleashes forces beyond his control, setting into motion a long and tragic chain of events that brings Victor himself to the very brink. How he tries to destroy his creation, as it destroys everything Victor loves, is a powerful story of love, friendship …and horror.


@NotoriousDOC Just did a bit-torrent-style grave robbery. My new ‘man’ will be an artful collage. Also, good conversation starter.

It’s alive! I’d better beat it over the head repeatedly with a fire extinguisher.

So sometimes you build something, and it gets away. They’re gonna can me at the university if they find out about this.

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About the Author

Maurice Hindle edited Frankenstein and Dracula for Penguin Classics and teaches at the Open University.

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