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The Resource Pride and Prometheus, John Kessel

Pride and Prometheus, John Kessel

Label
Pride and Prometheus
Title
Pride and Prometheus
Statement of responsibility
John Kessel
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Dark and gripping and tense and beautiful. "Karen Joy Fowler, New York Times Pride and Prejudice Threatened with destruction unless he fashions a wife for his Creature, Victor Frankenstein travels to England where he meets Mary and Kitty Bennet, the remaining unmarried sisters of the Bennet family from Pride and Prejudice Meanwhile, the awkward Mary hopes that Victor will save her from approaching spinsterhood while wondering what dark secret he is keeping from her. Pride and Prometheus fuses the gothic horror of Mary Shelley with the Regency romance of Jane Austen in an exciting novel that combines two age-old stories in a fresh and startling way
Summary
In a fusion of two popular classics—Pride and Prejudice and Frankenstein—Victor Frankenstein, who must make a bride for his Creature or face a certain death, meets and falls in love with Mary Bennet, who hopes he will save her from approaching spinsterhood, while wondering what dark secret he is keeping from her
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Character
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10624225
Cataloging source
DLC
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Kessel, John
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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  • 1775-1817
  • 1797-1851
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  • Austen, Jane
  • Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft
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True
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  • Young women
  • Marriage
  • Sisters
  • Scientists
  • Monsters
Target audience
adult
Label
Pride and Prometheus, John Kessel
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000061921612
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
371 pages
Isbn
9781481481489
Lccn
2017023614
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)989811166
Label
Pride and Prometheus, John Kessel
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000061921612
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
371 pages
Isbn
9781481481489
Lccn
2017023614
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)989811166

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