This beautiful gift edition presets the classic work of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein with silver foil embossing and gilded page edges.
Frankenstein – or, the Modern Prometheus – is considered to be one of the earliest examples of science fiction.
Written by Mary Shelley, wife of the Romantic poet, Percy Bysshe Shelly, it tells the story of scientist Victor Frankenstein and the catastrophic consequences of his attempts to create a perfect new being by activating a group of body parts with an electrical charge. The hideous monster that is born of Frankenstein’s experiment wreaks havoc when it realises that it will never know the happiness that mere mortals can enjoy.
This edition contains the popular 1831 version of the text which includes more of Victor’s motivations and thoughts for creating life. It’s gilded pages and silver-embossed cover design make it a wonderful collector’s item for lovers of classic literature.