Victor Franknstein is a young, ambitious scientist who wants to make a better world, but does not understand the consequences of his work. Victor makes great advances in the study of medicine and biology and creates a new species of human being - one that is so terrifying it is known simply as ´the monster´. In this fantastic adventure story, Victor and the monster fight an epic battle of courage and endurance. This science-fiction masterpiece asks questions about science that we are still asking today. In this reader you will find: Information about Mary Shelley´s life, sections focusing on background and context, glossary of difficult words, comprehension activities, FCE-style activities, exit test.