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ISBN-10: 0553212478

ISBN-13: 9780553212471

Edition: 2003 (Reprint)

Authors: Mary Shelley, Diane Johnson, Diane Johnson

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"I saw the pale student of unhallowed arts  kneeling beside the thing he had put together. I  saw the hideous phantasm of a man stretched out, and  then, on the working of some powerful engine, show  signs of life and stir with an uneasy, half-vital  motion." A summer evening's ghost stories,  lonely insomnia in a moonlit Alpine's room, and a  runaway imagination--fired by philosophical  discussions with Lord Byron and Percy Bysshe Shelley about  science, galvanism, and the origins of  life--conspired to produce for Marry Shelley this haunting  night specter. By morning, it had become the germ of  her Romantic  masterpiece, Frankenstein. Written in 1816 when she was only  nineteen, Mary…    
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Book details

List price: $5.95
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Publication date: 5/1/1984
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 4.17" wide x 6.85" long x 0.55" tall
Weight: 0.286
Language: English