When the crew of the Oceanus rescued a man close to death, its captain could barely have guessed at the incredible story that man would come to share. This is the story of Victor Frankenstein: a man obsessed with discovering the secret of life and cheating death.
Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley (1797-1851) was an English author. She was also the wife of Percy Bysshe Shelley, whose works she edited. A political radical, Frankenstein is her most famous work.Review :
"The first novel of the scientific revolution and, incidentally, the first novel of science fiction." - Brian Aldiss
"Frankenstein appeals to something very primal, but it’s also about profound things, the very nature of life and death and birth." - Kenneth Branagh
"How many fictional characters have made the great leap from literature to mythology; how many creatures of sheer language have stepped from the rhythms of their author’s idiosyncratic voices into what might be called a collective cultural consciousness?" - Joyce Carol Oates
"The greatest novel of the Romantic movement." - Michael Dirda
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Description du livre Big Finish Productions Ltd, 2014. Audio CD. État : New. book. N° de réf. du libraire 1781783659