Inspired by the power of nature and excelling at science, the young student Victor Frankenstein learns how to create life.
However he is so horrified at his resulting creation, with it's own mind, thoughts and desires, that he rejects it.
The Monster seeks revenge through terror and murder leaving Frankenstein, the man who challenged nature and sought after power, haunted by his actions.
The infamous story of Frankenstein and his monster is a powerful, disturbing and cautionary tale, as relevant now as when it was written.
This Essential Student Texts edition of Shelley's classic comes with accessible and informative notes.