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Review: Frankenstein

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What might it have been like to read the first printing of “Frankenstein”? The story has become so ingrained in Western culture that it's impossible to approach it without preconceived notions. It's ... Read full review

Review: Frankenstein

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I absolutely adore Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley. She was a marvel of a woman during her time and persevered to edit and perfect "Frankenstein" despite the continuously harsh criticism from scholarly ... Read full review

Review: Frankenstein

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One summer night in 1816, Mary Shelley, her husband Percy Bysshe Shelley, and Lord Byron were chilling by the fire (this was the Year Without a Summer), and Lord Byron challenged them all to tell a ... Read full review

Review: Frankenstein

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This book is so beautiful! It makes me angry that all the film's based on it make Frankenstein's creation a monster. Yes, he did monstrous things, but he was motivated by his desire for companionship and understanding. This book is gothic but it is not horror. Read full review

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Frankenstein made me realize how easily life can be taken from humans and that we should really cherish our loved ones. It also showed me how being accepted by others is apart of human nature. Mary ... Read full review

Review: Frankenstein

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Guess what, people? Frankenstein is one of the greatest works of science fiction ever created... And trust me -- this book knows a thing or two about creation. 1. The meaning of life? Would you -- if ... Read full review

Review: Frankenstein

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This book really begged the question about what it means to be human. I absolutely fell in love with these stories (yes, all of them) and could understand the desire to see of what is humanly possible ... Read full review

Review: Frankenstein

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Even if you haven't read Mary Shelley's masterwork, you're probably familiar with the gist of the story. An ambitious, young scientist creates a creature grotesquely emulating the human form, and then ... Read full review

Review: Frankenstein

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The great crime of Victor Frankenstein was not that he played God. For the creature he created through alchemy proved eager to learn and to help others; a sensitive soul that looked on society with ... Read full review

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i have never heard/read such a story which depicts tragedy in such a manner. Indeed it's a story which shows the after-effects of breaking the laws of nature or playing with science regardless of ... Read full review


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