Following Frankenstein (Paperback)Catherine Bruton (author)
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Repurposing Mary Shelley’s horror classic as an enthralling arctic adventure, Following Frankenstein focuses on young Maggie whose father is obsessed with hunting down the iconic monster – and is prepared to go to the ends of the earth to achieve his goal.
A brilliantly-conceived and hugely imaginative 'sequel' to Mary Shelley's masterpiece, Following Frankenstein is a hugely exciting and beautifully-written historical adventure, perfect for 9-12 year olds.
Sometimes I was jealous of the monster of Frankenstein. I grew up believing my father cared more for him than he did for me. And was I wrong?
Maggie Walton's father has dedicated his life to a single pursuit: hunting down the monster created by Victor Frankenstein. It has cost Maggie and her family everything - and now her father is staking everything on one last voyage to the Arctic, with Maggie secretly in tow, where he hopes to find the monster at last. But there they make a shocking discovery: Frankenstein's monster has a son...
A breath-taking, epic adventure, spanning the icy wastes of the Arctic Tundra to the vaudeville circus of New York, from the award-winning author of No Ballet Shoes in Syria and Another Twist in the Tale.
Publisher: Nosy Crow Ltd
Number of pages: 272
Weight: 237 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 20 mm
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