Book Title: Frankenstein

Subtitle: The Modern Prometheus

Author: Mary Shelley

Book Description: Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus (1818) is a novel written by English author Mary Shelley. The novel follows Victor Frankenstein, a young scientist who, using unorthodox scientific experiments, creates a sapient creature. At just 18 years old Shelley began writing the novel which was later published anonymously in London in 1818, when she was 20. Her name first appeared in the second edition, which was published in Paris in 1821.

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Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus (1818) is a novel written by English author Mary Shelley. The novel follows Victor Frankenstein, a young scientist who, using unorthodox scientific experiments, creates a sapient creature. At just 18 years old Shelley began writing the novel which was later published anonymously in London in 1818, when she was 20. Her name first appeared in the second edition, which was published in Paris in 1821.

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Mary Shelley

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Science fiction

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Title
Frankenstein
Author
Mary Shelley
License

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This work (Frankenstein by Mary Shelley) is free of known copyright restrictions.

The Librivox recordings are also free of known copyright restrictions. All other material in the front and back matter is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY) 4.0 license unless otherwise noted.

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Primary Subject
Science fiction
Additional Subject(s)
Classic science fiction, Horror and supernatural fiction, Classic fiction
Publisher
Ryerson University
Publication Date
February 15, 2022