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'Frankenstein', a chilling blend of ghost story and Gothic novel, tells of a young student who takes it upon himself to re-create life in the hideous, but innocent, form of a man. What follows demonstrates the dangers that arise when humans play God and science is given power over nature.
An immediate bestseller, Mary Shelley's 'Frankenstein' has captured the imagination of readers for nearly two centuries and inspired many unforgettable films.