By Mary Shelley,Nino Carbe,Elizabeth Carbe
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Generations have extremely joyful to Mary Shelley's 1818 novel, the suspenseful story of a well-intentioned doctorwho dares to play God and the misbegotten monster who wreaks a savage revenge on his author. Combining components of Gothic novels and Romantic sensibilities, Frankenstein; or, the fashionable Prometheus poses enduring questions on ambition, accountability, the hunt for clinical discovery and immortality, and the destiny of social outcasts. Acclaimed as either the 1st smooth horror novel and the 1st science-fiction novel, the tale has encouraged numerous writers and artists in addition to quite a few movie, theatrical, and tv interpretations.
Newly designed and reset, this good-looking hardbound variation reprints all of Nino Carbé's starkly attractive pen-and-ink drawings and endpieces from one of many earliest illustrated versions of Frankenstein. Bonus photographs comprise 5 full-color work created by way of Carbé, a famous Walt Disney artist, within the Eighties. The artist's daughter, Elizabeth Carbé, offers a brand new Foreword
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Frankenstein: Or, The Modern Prometheus by Mary Shelley,Nino Carbe,Elizabeth Carbe