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Frankenstein dreams : a connoisseur's collection of Victorian science fiction / edited by Michael Sims.

Sims, Michael, 1958- (editor.). Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft, 1797-1851 Frankenstein. Selections. (Added Author). Locke, Richard Adams, 1800-1871 Man-bats on the moon. (Added Author). Poe, Edgar Allan, 1809-1849 Facts in the case of M. Valdemar. (Added Author). Verne, Jules, 1828-1905 Vingt mille lieues sous les mers. English. Selections. (Added Author). Rhodes, W. H. (William Henry), 1822-1876 Telescopic eye. (Added Author). McLandburgh, Florence. Automaton ear. (Added Author). Higginson, Thomas Wentworth, 1823-1911 Monarch of dreams. (Added Author). Mitchell, Edward Page, 1852-1927 Senator's daughter. (Added Author). Mitchell, Edward Page, 1852-1927 Clock that went backwards. (Added Author). Hardy, Thomas, 1840-1928 Two on a tower. Selections. (Added Author). Wells, H. G. (Herbert George), 1866-1946 Monsters manufactured (from the island of Doctor Moreau) (Added Author). Doyle, Arthur Conan. Horror of the heights. (Added Author).
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Available copies

  • 5 of 6 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

1 current hold with 6 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Adams PL Sys. - Decatur Branch SFPB FRA (Text) 34207002131077 Adult Fiction - Science Fiction PB Available -
Benton Co PL - Fowler F FRA (Text) 34044000929495 Adult Fiction Available -
Eckhart PL - Auburn Plaza F SHORT stories Frankenst (Text) 840191002454876 Auburn Plaza - Adult Fiction Available -
Fayette Co PL - Connersville SF FRA (Text) 39230031832478 Adult New Books Available -
Hartford City PL - Hartford City SF Sims (Text) 76051000175657 Science Fiction On holds shelf -
Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield FIC Frankens (Text) 31208912544386 fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781632860415
  • ISBN: 1632860414
  • Physical Description: 387 pages ; 21 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Bloomsbury, 2017.

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 385-387).
Summary, etc.:
This collection of Victorian tales that imagined futures full of strange science and technologies surprisingly includes the familiar themes of modern science fiction, like time travel and robots, in stories from Edgar Allan Poe, Rudyard Kipling, Thomas Hardy and Alice Fuller.
Subject: Science fiction, English.
English fiction > 19th century.
Short stories, English.
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Michael Sims is the author of The Story of Charlotte's Web, which the Washington Post, Boston Globe, and other venues chose as a Best Book of the year; The Adventures of Henry Thoreau; and Arthur and Sherlock, among other books. He edits The Connoisseur's Collection series of Victorian anthologies, including Dracula's Guest, The Dead Witness, and The Phantom Coach. He lives in western Pennsylvania.


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