Written in 1816 when she was only nineteen Mary Shelly's novel of "The Modern Prometheus" chillingly dramatized the dangerous potential of life begotten upon a laboratory table. A frightening creation myth for our own time, Frankenstein remains one of the greatest horror stories ever written and is an undisputed classic of its kind. 206 pages. Soft cover.
Classic of Gothic literature, story about irresponsible - and rather obnoxious - young scientist Victor Frankenstein and his creation who is treated as monster by humans and who thus turns to be a monster.