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Mary Shelley's Frankenstein (Paperback) (Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley)

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Man has long had the power to take life, but what will happen when he learns to give it?Intrigued by this question, young Victor Frankenstein - a devoted student of science - becomes obsessed with the idea of conjuring life out of 'lifeless matter'. Using his formidable skills in chemistry and other sciences, Victor begins to assemble a being from scavenged and stolen body parts. Once he has fathered a son created by his own science, Victor rejects the hideous creature he has brought to life. Eventually, the creature mounts a campaign of revenge against his creator, struggling to be recognised as a thinking, feeling being.And so begins the battle between father and son... First published anonymously in 1818, Frankenstein was the brainchild of author Mary Shelley. Over the years, this classic tale has been retold many times in several different formats.Campfire's faithful graphic novel adaptation of Frankenstein brings an important and timeless story back to life.
Man has long had the power to take life, but what will happen when he learns to give it?

Intrigued by this question, young Victor Frankenstein - a devoted student of science - becomes obsessed with the idea of conjuring life out of 'lifeless matter'. Using his formidable skills in chemistry and other sciences, Victor begins to assemble a being from scavenged and stolen body parts.

Once he has fathered a son created by his own science, Victor rejects the hideous creature he has brought to life. Eventually, the creature mounts a campaign of revenge against his creator, struggling to be recognised as a thinking, feeling being.

And so begins the battle between father and son...

First published anonymously in 1818, Frankenstein was the brainchild of author Mary Shelley. Over the years, this classic tale has been retold many times in several different formats.

Campfire's faithful graphic novel adaptation of Frankenstein brings an important and timeless story back to life.
Number of Pages: 68
Genre: Comics + Graphic Novels
Sub-Genre: Literary
Series Title: Campfire Graphic Novels
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Random House Inc
Author: Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
Language: English
Street Date: July 27, 2010
TCIN: 12401402
UPC: 9789380028248
Item Number (DPCI): 248-45-8730
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