Frankenstein Thrift Study Edition (Dover Thrift Study Edition) (Paperback)

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Frankenstein Thrift Study Edition (Dover Thrift Study Edition) (Paperback)

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Obsessed with creating life in a laboratory, a medical student haunts graveyards and dissecting rooms in search of the materials for his experiments. But when he achieves success, he rejects his ghastly creation. The creature -- longing for love but shunned by all -- turns evil and exacts revenge. Two centuries after its initial publication, Frankenstein endures as a synonym for monster. The first modern horror novel as well as the first science-fiction novel, Mary Shelley's Gothic romance has intrigued generations of readers. A definitive survey, this Dover Thrift Study Edition offers the novel's complete and unabridged text, plus a comprehensive study guide. Created to help readers gain a thorough understanding of Frankenstein's content and context, the guide includes: - Chapter-by-chapter summaries
- Explanations and discussions of the plot
- Question-and-answer sections
- Shelley biography
- List of characters and more
Dover Thrift Study Editions feature everything that students need to undertake a confident reading of a classic text, as well as to prepare themselves for class discussions, essays, and exams.
Product Details ISBN: 9780486475820
ISBN-10: 0486475824
Publisher: Dover Publications
Publication Date: July 1st, 2009
Pages: 240
Language: English
Series: Dover Thrift Study Edition