Synopsis

A beautiful new hardback edition of Mary Shelley's Gothic horror classic, Frankenstein, to coincide with the 200th anniversary of the book's first publication

INCLUDES A CULTURAL HISTORY OF FRANKENSTEIN'S MONSTER

Navigating the Arctic, the captain of a ship rescues a man wandering near death across the ice caps. How the man got there reveals itself a story of ambition, murder and revenge. As a young scientist, Victor Frankenstein pushed moral boundaries in order to cross the final frontier and create life. But his creation is a monster stitched together from grave-plundered body parts who has no place in the world, and his existence can only lead to tragedy.

**One of the BBC's 100 Novels That Shaped Our World**

About the Publisher

Vintage Classics

Vintage Classics

Vintage Classics has existed since the inception of Vintage and is widely seen as the top twentieth-century classics list in the UK, publishing Graham Greene, Harper Lee, Ernest Hemingway and Virginia Woolf, among others. August 2007 saw the relaunch of the list and Vintage Classics now also publishes the greatest writers from previous centuries, such as Jane Austen, Charles Dickens, Lewis Carroll and Henry James.

Book information

ISBN: 9781784874414
Publisher: Random House
Imprint: Vintage Classics
Pub date:
Edition: revised edition
DEWEY: 823.7
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: 237
Weight: 376g
Height: 214mm
Width: 139mm
Spine width: 25mm