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Frankenstein (Leather Bound)

Frankenstein (Leather Bound) (out of print)

Author: Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
Series: Barnes & Noble Leatherbound Classics
$29.99(AUD)  inc GST
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Description

This is a sumptuous leatherbound version of the original 1818 edition. It is a beautiful, leatherbound edition of a timeless classic with a ribbon marker and decorated endpapers. "Frankenstein", or the "Modern Prometheus" by Mary Shelley was first published in 1818. A monster assembled by a scientist from parts of dead bodies develops a mind of his own as he learns to loathe himself and hate his creator.

Author description

Mary Shelley was born Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin on August 30, 1797 in London, the daughter of William Godwin - a radical philosopher and novelist, and Mary Wollstonecraft - a renowned feminist and the author of Vindication of the Rights of Woman. She eloped to France with Shelley in 1814, although they were not married until 1816, after the suicide of his first wife. She began work on Frankenstein in 1816 in Switzerland, while they were staying with Lord Byron and it was published in 1818 to immediate acclaim. She died in London in 1851.

Stock Information

General Fields

  • : 9781435136168
  • : Barnes & Noble Inc
  • : Barnes & Noble Inc
  • : November 2012
  • : 210mm X 140mm
  • : United States
  • : April 2017
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Leather / fine binding
  • : 1
  • : 823.7
  • : 216
  • : b/w throughout, includes illustrations
  • : Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley