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Read online Steampunk: Frankenstein.pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Steampunk: Frankenstein Everyone is familiar with Mary Shelley s classic novel but no one has read it like this i Frankenstein i is the long celebrated gothic tale of a science experiment gone awry But in this brand new edition Shelley s haunting horror story is transformed with the addition of steampunk inspired art With elaborate full color illustrations throughout this is a truly unique interpretation of i Frankenstein i It s a fresh look at a classic story spiked with gadgets fashion and steam powered machinery inspired by the hottest trend in science fiction by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, Zdenko Bašić, Manuel Sumberac

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Steampunk: Frankenstein
Title:Steampunk: Frankenstein
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ISBN:0762444274
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Number of Pages:304
Category:Fiction, Horror, Science fiction, Classics, Gothic, Fantasy
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Valperga the novel Mary Shelley wrote after Frankenstein is based on the life of Castruccio Castracani Prince of Lucca A brilliant soldier and cruel tyrant he successfully commanded Ghibelline forces in Tuscany against the Guelphs Woven into the story of this factional conflict are the tragic destinies of two heroines fictional creations of the author Ethanasia Countess of Valperga finds herself increasingly torn between loyalty to her Guelph roots and her lifelong affection for Castruccio Beatrice whom the author s father William Godwin described as the jewel of the book is a heretical Paterin with whom Castruccio falls in love only to abandon This meticulously researched historical novel combines a narrative of suspense with a remarkable reconstruction of manners in the Middle Ages Set in the period of Dante s lifetime it is also suffused with a poetic spirit which evokes the beauties of Italy s physical environment and points to the melancholy inevitability of change This edition provides a clear account of the circumstances in which Valperga was composed and published, b Mary Shelley s seminal novel of the scientist whose creation becomes a monster b br br This edition is the original text which preserves the hard hitting and politically charged aspects of Shelley s original writing as well as her unflinching wit and strong female voice This edition also includes a new introduction and suggestions for further reading by author and Shelley expert Charlotte Gordon literary excerpts and reviews selected by Gordon and a chronology and essay by preeminent Shelley scholar Charles E Robinson, A scientist oversteps the bounds of conscience and brings to life a tortured creation A young adventurer succumbs to the night world of a diabolic count A man of medicine explores his darker side only to fall prey to it They are legendary tales that have held readers spellbound for more than a century The titles alone i Frankenstein Dracula i and i Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde i have become part of a universal language that serves to put a monster s face on the good and evil duality of our very human nature And the authors Mary Shelley Bram Stoker and Robert Louis Stevenson equally mythic are still possessed of as inventive and subversive power that can shake a reader to this day with something far more profound than fear They gave root to the modern horror novel and like the creatures they invented they ve achieved immortality, JULY This is a memorable anniversary for me on it I complete my three hundred and twenty third year br br The Wandering Jew certainly not More than eighteen centuries have passed over his head In comparison with him I am a very young Immortal br Am I then immortal This is a question which I have asked myself by day and night for now three hundred and three years and yet cannot answer it br br I detected a gray hair amidst my brown locks this very day that surely signifies decay Yet it may have remained concealed there for three hundred years for some persons have become entirely white headed before twenty years of age br br I will tell my story and my reader shall judge for me I will tell my story and so contrive to pass some few hours of a long eternity become so wearisome to me For ever Can it be to live for ever