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Frankenstein (Arcturus Ornate Classics #10)

Frankenstein (Arcturus Ornate Classics #10)

Current price: $12.99
Publication Date: November 1st, 2022
Sirius Entertainment
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This beautiful gift edition presets the classic work of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein with silver foil embossing and gilded page edges.

Frankenstein - or, the Modern Prometheus - is considered to be one of the earliest examples of science fiction. Written by Mary Shelley, wife of the Romantic poet, Percy Bysshe Shelly, it tells the story of scientist Victor Frankenstein and the catastrophic consequences of his attempts to create a perfect new being by activating a group of body parts with an electrical charge. The hideous monster that is born of Frankenstein's experiment wreaks havoc when it realises that it will never know the happiness that mere mortals can enjoy.

This edition contains the popular 1831 version of the text which includes more of Victor's motivations and thoughts for creating life. It's gilded pages and silver-embossed cover design make it a wonderful collector's item for lovers of classic literature

ABOUT THE SERIES: Arcturus Ornate Classics are beautifully bound editions of iconic literary works across history. These compact, foil-embossed hardbacks are printed using deluxe ivory paper and make the perfect gift.

About the Author

Mary Shelley was only eighteen when Lord Byron challenged a group of friends to write the best horror story. She fleshed out her original and this was accepted for publication when she was just twenty. Shelley wrote several novels after Frankenstein but none of them has stood the test of time, although in her lifetime she was taken seriously as a writer, especially of biographies. She died in 1851, some thirty years after the tragic early death of her husband Percy.