Editor’s Note

“Father of Frankenstein…”

A Hollywood director’s relationship with his ex-marine gardner is rife with sexual tension in this landmark work of gay fiction, adapted into an Oscar-winning film.
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From the Publisher

Previously titled Father of Frankenstein, this acclaimed novel was the basis for the 1998 film starring Sir Ian McKellen, Lynn Redgrave, and Brendan Fraser. It journeys back to 1957 Los Angeles, where James Whale, the once-famous director of such classics as Frankenstein and Bride of Frankenstein, is living in retirement, haunted by his past. Rescuing him from his too-vivid imagination is his gardener, a handsome ex-marine. The friendship between these two very different men is sometimes tentative, sometimes touching, often dangerous—and always captivating.

This P.S. edition features an extra 16 pages of insights into the book, including author interviews, recommended reading, and more.

Topics: Film

Published: HarperCollins on
ISBN: 9780061857461
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