Absorbed in his studies of science and biology, Dr. Victor Frankenstein finds himself obsessed with resurrecting the dead after his mother’s death. He achieves, giving life to a hideous, sapient, and unique creature who will later be rejected and abandoned by its creator after he realizes he have made a mistake. However, Dr. Frankenstein’s creation chases him constantly, seeking revenge. This novel by Mary Shelley represents a metaphor about life, freedom and love. Frankenstein is considered an early example of science fiction, and it has considerable influence in literature and popular culture, as it spawned a complete genre of horror stories, films and plays.