Frankensteins Bride: Frankenstein or the Modern Prometheus Hilary Bailey

ISBN: 9781402208706

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Frankensteins Bride: Frankenstein or the Modern Prometheus  by  Hilary Bailey

Frankensteins Bride: Frankenstein or the Modern Prometheus by Hilary Bailey
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With Mary Shelleys Frankenstein included--two tales of terror in one!In this chilling sequel to Mary Shelleys famous tale, Hilary Bailey imagines what might have happened if Frankenstein had created a female companion for his monster.The storyMoreWith Mary Shelleys Frankenstein included--two tales of terror in one!In this chilling sequel to Mary Shelleys famous tale, Hilary Bailey imagines what might have happened if Frankenstein had created a female companion for his monster.The story begins in 1826 when a wealthy, young man by the name of Jonathan Goodall is introduced to Dr.

Frankenstein, now living in London with a wife and small child. Jonathan soon becomes Frankensteins helper and friend but, when Frankensteins wife and child are brutally murdered, he becomes entangled in a horrific unfolding of events.Hilary Baileys gothic prose is constructed with uncanny fidelity to Shelleys original style, as she describes the frightful consequences of Frankensteins tampering with the laws of nature.Also included is a foreword by the author that describes how Lord Byron and Mary Shelley each agreed to compete and write a ghost story and why Shelley won.In this chilling and intelligent sequel to the never-forgotten story, Hilary Bailey imagines what might have happened if Frankenstein had made a woman, a bride, for his male creature.

Bailey plays on the fear of the monstrous, compassionless woman and also plays with it . . . Icy, atmospheric and riveting.Observer, UK national Sunday newspaperIcily convincing... Hilary bailey lets the implications of a new story look after themselves. Without fashionable recourse to the erotic or the feminist, she is mistress of the melodramaMail on Sunday, UK national Sunday newspaperFrankensteins bride makes Frankensteins monster look like a pussycat.Sunday Times, UK national Sunday newspaper



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