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Review: Frankenstein

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Is it better to have a sad story or no story at all? All stories have conflicts, resolution, and lessons learned. Does this always equate to a happy ending? No, but still sometimes worth it. Still my ... Read full review

Review: Frankenstein

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Mary Shelley took a giant leap into the horror genre when she wrote Frankenstein, which eventually came to be the best known book of hers. This book follows Victor Frankenstein, who after telling ... Read full review

Review: Frankenstein

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Obviously, this is a classic. I re-read it recently and compared to DRACULA - which, albeit, was written almost a century later - it didn't hold the same chills. Even so, it's an iconic study of man's hubris and each (beautifully written) sentence still echoes with truth and depth! Read full review

Review: Frankenstein

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I have a lot of love for Frankenstein – it's a true classic, and a must-read if you're a fan of horror or suspense. It's also worth noting that whilst most people know about Frankenstein's monster ... Read full review

Review: Frankenstein

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Shelley's utter mastery of the English language is as compelling as the twisted narrative she coaxed out of the dust. A classic on so many fronts. Read full review

Review: Frankenstein

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I just re-read this carefully for a class I'm teaching. I knew that it was great, but I had forgotten how great. A seminal text in so many ways, so full of image and idea, so rich in allegory and ... Read full review

Review: Frankenstein

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As I stood at the door, on a sudden I beheld a stream of fire issue from an old and beautiful oak which stood about twenty yards from our house; and so soon as the dazzling light vanished, the oak had ... Read full review

Review: Frankenstein

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I never cared about the Frankenstein I saw in shows and in movies. It seemed silly. That's why I never read the original, but I became curious after learning more about Mary Shelley and her ties to ... Read full review

Review: Frankenstein

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The monster is one of my top three literary characters. The other two are Don Quixote and Tom Bombadill from Lord of the Rings. And now you know my terrible secret. Read full review

Review: Frankenstein

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Frankenstein was published in 1818 and written by Mary Shelley. The main character, Victor Frankenstein, was born into a well established family. As a child, his parents adopted the love of his life ... Read full review


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