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This deluxe ebook package features Mary Shelley’s classic gothic novel plus an extended excerpt of award winning author Kenneth Oppel’s thrilling prequel,! What happens when an obsession defies your control? Victor Frankenstein has long sought the answer to creating new life. When he finally achieves his goal, he’s horrified by the results and abandons his creation, ready to forget what he’s done. But when tragedy befalls his family, Victor returns home to discover his creation is hiding nearby. To save his family from further despair, Frankenstein’s creature asks him to do the one thing he swore he never would do again. Mary Shelley’s novel explores with chilling dimensions the questions that reside at our core. What is the fabric of life and the soul? Where are the limits of our imagination? Can man’s reach shatter the boundaries between science, nature and God?

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But my father, my beloved and most wretched father... Would he never overcome the fierce passion that now held pitiless dominion over him?

With its shocking theme of father-­daughter incest, Mary Shelley's publisher--­her father, known for his own subversive books--­not only refused to publish Mathilda, he refused to return her only copy of the manuscript, and the work was never published in her lifetime.

His suppression of this passionate novella is perhaps understandable--­unlike her first book, Frankenstein, written a year earlier, Mathilda uses fantasy to study a far more personal reality. It tells the story of a young woman whose mother died in her childbirth--­just as Shelly's own mother died after hers--­and whose relationship with her bereaved father becomes sexually charged as he conflates her with his lost wife, while she becomes involved with a handsome poet. Yet despite characters clearly based on herself, her father,...

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is an apocalyptic science fiction novel by Mary Shelley. The book tells of a future world that has been ravaged by a plague. The novel was harshly reviewed at the time, and was virtually unknown until a scholarly revival beginning in the 1960s. It is notable in part for its semi-­biographical portraits of Romantic figures in Shelley's circle, particularly Shelley's late husband Percy Bysshe Shelley and Lord Byron.

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Frankenstein, by Mary Shelly, is the famous story about Dr. Victor Frankenstein and his creation. As Frankenstein recounts his story to the narrator, Robert Walton, he begins at his childhood and his fascination with the secret of life. Frankenstein becomes very well educated, especially in the fields of natural philosophy and chemistry, and begins building a creature out of old body parts. The creature eventually does come to life, only to horrify Frankenstein. Victor Frankenstein’­s life, as well as the life of the creature he made, are forever altered in Marry Shelly’­s horror novel, Frankenstein.
Published: Tuesday, July 1, 2008
Subject: Fiction / Classics
Language: English

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