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  • “Frankenstein impresses us with a high idea of the author's original genius and happy power of expression.” ~Sir Walter Scott

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    " Frankenstein , the genesis of the horror genre, began with friends
    gathered around a campfire telling ghost stories. For a modern generation raised on Goosebumps it’s a little too good to be true." ~From Jake McAtee's Introduction

    Dr. Frankenstein appears to embody the best of scientific knowledge. What could be more impressive than mastering chemistry and galvanism? But his fanatical experimentation exhibits the worst of human nature as well: pursuit of the divine at the expense of wisdom. Then the tables are turned, and Dr. Frankenstein tries to take life where he once gave it—for Dr. Frankenstein’s Monster lives. The guilty Dr. Frankenstein and his universally abhorred creation are bound together in a frantic search for happiness and a normal existence, but death seems to follow the Creature.

    Written in 1818 by an eighteen-year-old, this Canon Classic is a terrifying Gothic novel, a vivid product of the Romantic movement, and perhaps one of the first works of science fiction. The Canon Classics series presents the most definitive works of Western literature in a colorful, well-crafted, and affordable way. Unlike many other thrift editions, our classics feature individualized designs that prioritize readability by means of proper margins, leading, characters per line, font, trim size, etc. Each book’s materials and layout combine to make the classics a simple and striking addition to classrooms and homes, ideal for introducing the best of literary culture and human experience to the next generation."

    This Worldview Edition features an introduction divided into sections on The World Around, About the Author, What Other Notables Said, Setting, Characters, & Plot Summary, Worldview Analysis, and 21 Discussion Questions & Answers.

  • IMPRINT: Canon Classics

    AUTHOR: Mary Shelley


    PAGE COUNT: 266 pages

    SIZE: 5.5x8.5"

    BINDING: Paperback

    ISBN 10: 1591281997

    ISBN-13: 9781591281993

    PUB. DATE: May 27, 2020 (first published in 1818)

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