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The Casebook Of Victor Frankenstein
The Casebook Of Victor Frankenstein
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Author : Peter Ackroyd
Publisher : Chatto & Windus
ISBN# : 978-0-701-18295-3
Pages : 296
Price :INR 1253
Offer Price:INR 1115
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Book Description
Victor Frankenstein, a serious-minded student from Switerland, meets `Mad Shelley`, poet and atheist, at Oxford University. Soon, the two young men are deep in discussion of eletrical science and natural philosophy. In this fervid and fervent atmosphere Frankenstein begins to contemplate new principles and new beliefs. Frankenstein embarks on his anatomy experiments in a barn in the secluded village of Headinton, just outside Oxford. But the cadavers stupplied by the local coroner are frequently damaged or decaying, so he moves his coils and fluids to a deserted pottery manufactory in Limehouse. Here he makes contact with the Doomsday men - the resurrectionists - who row across the Thames in the dead of night to bring him the fresh corpes of the recently dead...
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