Frankenstein

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Author(s): Mary Shelley
Genre: Classics
Original Publish Date: Feb 18, 2013
Product Number: EB00676881
Released: Jul 13, 2016
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9781625586155
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Description

Mary Shelley began writing Frankenstein when she was only eighteen. At once a Gothic thriller, a passionate romance, and a cautionary tale about the dangers of science, Frankenstein tells the story of committed science student Victor Frankenstein. Obsessed with discovering the cause of generation and life and bestowing animation upon lifeless matter, Frankenstein assembles a human being from stolen body parts but; upon bringing it to life, he recoils in horror at the creature's hideousness. Tormented by isolation and loneliness, the once-innocent creature turns to evil and unleashes a campaign of murderous revenge against his creator, Frankenstein. Frankenstein, an instant bestseller and an important ancestor of both the horror and science fiction genres, not only tells a terrifying story, but also raises profound, disturbing questions about the very nature of life and the place of humankind within the cosmos: What does it mean to be human? What responsibilities do we have to each other? How far can we go in tampering with Nature? In our age, filled with news of organ donation, genetic engineering, and bio-terrorism, these questions are more relevant than ever.

All formats/editions

CD
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Author(s): Mary Shelley
Narrator(s): George Guidall
Genre: Classics, Horror
Product Number C1725
Released: Apr 17, 2002
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781402521010
eAudio
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Author(s): Mary Shelley
Narrator(s): George Guidall
Genre: Classics, Horror
Product Number Z2345
Released: Mar 28, 2011
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781449874896
eBook
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Author(s): Mary Shelley
Product Number EB00609454
Released: May 17, 2015
Business Term: 26 Circ
Publisher: William Collins
ISBN: #9780007382613
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Author(s): Mary Shelley
Product Number EB00166796
Released: Dec 29, 2013
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9780307781826
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Author(s): Mary Shelley
Product Number EB00796485
Released: Dec 04, 2019
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Dover Publications
ISBN: #9780486784755
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Author(s): Mary Shelley
Product Number EB00388330
Released: Jun 05, 2014
Business Term: 2 Year
Publisher: Signet
ISBN: #9781101637760
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Author(s): Mary Shelley
Product Number EB00388554
Released: Jun 05, 2014
Business Term: 2 Year
Publisher: Penguin Classics
ISBN: #9781101662779
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Author(s): Mary Shelley
Product Number EB00749716
Released: Jan 15, 2019
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9781631581878
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Author(s): Mary Shelley
Product Number EB00630075
Released: Dec 22, 2015
Business Term: 26 Circ
Publisher: Sayre Street Books
ISBN: #9781772751666
Kit
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Homework Pack
Author(s): Mary Shelley
Narrator(s): George Guidall
Genre: Classics, Horror
Product Number 3B058
Released: Jul 13, 2006
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781428102323
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Class Set
Author(s): Mary Shelley
Narrator(s): George Guidall
Genre: Classics, Horror
Product Number 3L058
Released: Aug 14, 2006
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781428102330
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Hanging Bag
Author(s): Mary Shelley
Narrator(s): George Guidall
Genre: Classics, Horror
Product Number 3C609
Released: Sep 11, 2006
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781428102347

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