The novel Frankenstein is written by English author Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley. Shelley started writing this story when she was just 18 years old. She was able to get its first edition published in 1818, at the age of 20 years. The first edition was published anonymously but in its second edition, Shelley’s name appeared for the first time as an author. The book is the tale of a young science student named as Victor Frankenstein. He creates a monstrous looking creature in a science experiment of unorthodox nature.
The story starts with the character of Robert Walton who is captain of a ship and is determined to reach the North Pole. As a result of his blind obsession, he ends up into a wrecked ship after hitting an iceberg. Soon the captain and crew confront a screaming boy named as Victor Frankenstein. Soon they all become familiar with each other and they provide shelter to the unhealthy and weakened boy. Victor shares his life story with the captain. Later Victor travels to Ingolstadt in order to peruse his studies in a university and vows to marry Elizabeth.
During studies, he became obsessed with the idea of discovering the secret of life and soon he becomes convinced that he has found it.
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Although his professor named Waldman advice him to give up on such experiments but soon after the death of the professor, Victor starts experimenting with his theory after stealing notes written by the professor. He starts shaping a creature out of old human body parts and later brings the creature into life.
As the cruel monster comes to life, it proves to be an unforgettable mistake of his life. The monster kills his family, best friend and his wife too. Victory then becomes sick because of grief and soon dies.
When monster realize that his master has died he departs for the northernmost ice to commit suicide.
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Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley was an English short story writer, dramatist, novelist, biographer, essayist, and travel writer. She is best known for her novel Frankenstein: or, The Modern Prometheus of the Gothic genre.