Often referred to as one of the earliest examples of science fiction, Mary Shelley's classic novel follows eccentric scientist Victor Frankenstein as he conducts an unorthodox scientific experiment to create a grotesque creature. With strong occult themes, and drawing from elements of both Gothic fiction and the Romantic movement, Frankenstein is considered one of the leading works of English literature. Adapted countless times for stage and screen, it is incredible to think that Shelley wrote the story between the ages of eighteen and twenty.
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An important book. Mary Shelley is methodical, but also swept up in the Sturm-und-Drang emotionality of the period. Her characters have motivations, psychological depth, passions. Read full review
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Frankenstein (the Modern Prometheus): Read It and Know It Edition
Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley,Higher Read
No preview available - 2013