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The Transformation (Fantasy and Horror Classics) - Mary Shelley
The Transformation (Fantasy and Horror Classics)
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Mary Shelley wrote 'The Transformation' having been challenged by Lord Byron to pen an original ghost story. Eighteen months later, it became the classic novel, Frankenstein. The original tale provides fascinating insight into the story's genesis and beginnings. Many of the horror stories of... show more
Mary Shelley wrote 'The Transformation' having been challenged by Lord Byron to pen an original ghost story. Eighteen months later, it became the classic novel, Frankenstein. The original tale provides fascinating insight into the story's genesis and beginnings. Many of the horror stories of monsters and ghouls, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781447404477 (1447404475)
Publisher: Fantasy and Horror Classics
Pages no: 30
Edition language: English
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Not Quite Home
Not Quite Home rated it
4.0 Transformation
3.5 stars: Shelley's dark tale reminding us of the pain to be encountered when cutting ourselves free from the baser parts of our nature. (This was all symbolic, wasn't it? or am I reaching?) Guido, Guido, Guido...
The Girl who Reads
The Girl who Reads rated it
3.0 Transformation (Hesperus Classics)
Review to follow!
michael
michael rated it
4.0 The Transformation (Fantasy and Horror Classics)
This is a good little book: just three stories collected together, but they're all interesting.The first two are in the Gothic tradition: the title story, Transformation is a story of about the squandering of youth's potential, of decadence and selfishness. A morality tale, but not overbearingly so....
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