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Frankenstein

Mary Wollstonecraft

Frankenstein

or, The modern Prometheus

by Mary Wollstonecraft

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Published by New American Library in New York, Scarborough, Ont .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesThe modern Prometheus.
StatementMary Shelley ; with an afterword by Harold Bloom
SeriesSignet Classic -- L1039
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 223 p. ;
Number of Pages223
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26574277M

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