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Frankenstein"s cat

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Published by Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers in New York .
Written in English


  • Cats -- Fiction,
  • Dogs -- Fiction,
  • Humorous stories

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementCurtis Jobling.
LC ClassificationsPZ7.J5785 Fr 2001
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (unpaged) :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3957058M
ISBN 100689846959
LC Control Number2001087719

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The stranger, Victor Frankenstein, says he was born in Naples and grew up in Geneva, Switzerland. His father, Alphonse, and his mother, Caroline, first became close when Alphonse's friend and Caroline's father, Beaufort, died. Alphonse became Caroline's protector, and eventually married her. So much has been done, exclaimed the soul of Frankenstein—more, far more, will I achieve; treading in the steps already marked, I will pioneer a new way, explore unknown powers, and unfold to the world the deepest mysteries of creation. I closed not my eyes that night. Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus is an novel written by English author Mary Shelley (–) that tells the story of Victor Frankenstein, a young scientist who creates a hideous sapient creature in an unorthodox scientific experiment. Shelley started writing the story when she and the first edition was published anonymously in London on 1 January , when she was FRANKENSTEIN’S CAT 6 We’ve reshaped other species, too, turning scrawny chickens into plump broiler birds and bristly-haired wild sheep into producers of soft wool. The list goes on and on. We learned to breed animals that suited our every need, creating hunters, herders, guardians, food sources and companions. Over the course of.

Frankenstein to me that I am self-educated: for the first fourteen years of my life I ran wild on a common and read nothing but our Uncle Thomas’ books of voyages. At that age I became acquainted with the celebrated poets of our own country; but it was only when it had ceased to be in my power to. I bought this for my 3 year old and its just an awful book in terms of content. The illustrations are great. BUT - it starts out with a sorry looking cat that has a hard time making friends because of his odor. You expect that Dr. Frankenstien would sympathize with his cat. DR.4/5(6).   Created by Curtis Jobling. With Joe Pasquale, Alex Kelly, Teresa Gallagher, Jimmy Hibbert.   out of 5 stars Frankenstein's Cat. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on J Verified Purchase. Anthes is a science writer and she is good at her trade, although she should avoid the occasional twee aside. In this book, she examines how scientists from a variety of disciplines seek to redesign and control animals. Their work ranges /5(88).