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Everybody thinks they know the story of Frankenstein, although many will have not read the book. They will have most likely seen one of the many film versions or will have at least some idea of what ... Read full review

Review: Frankenstein

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I wrote my dissertation on Mary Shelley's Frankenstein. It's a story with some many levels and themes, that it never fails to excite me! Read full review

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“Did I request thee, Maker, from my clay / To mould me Man, did I solicit thee / From darkness to promote me?” starts one of the darkest and most beautiful novels I've read so far. Every kind of ... Read full review

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Things not in this book: * A castle, especially one called Frankenstein * An assistant of any kind, let alone one called Igor * A lumbering monster. He is described as hideous, but with long black ... Read full review

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There can't be many great authors who lived a life more steeped in literature and philosophy than Mary Shelley. It's sad that she never got to know the woman who gave birth to her, the great Mary ... Read full review

Review: Frankenstein

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Easily one of my top five or ten of all time; as rich and ambiguous in its symbolism as anything Melville or James ever wrote. It's anti-Romantic, presenting Paracelsus and mysticism as destructive ... Read full review

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Where would modern fantasy be without Mary Shelley? This harrowing tale is one that holds its rightful place in history as one of the most influential ever published. The brilliant Victor Frankenstein ... Read full review

Review: Frankenstein

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I listened to an audio version from Downpour read by Anthony Heald and Stefan Rudnicki. First rate! This is my second read, and I liked it even more than the first. Simply excellent and utterly fascinating. Read full review

Review: Frankenstein

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Just reread it for fun. Loved it more the second time. this is a "top 10" for me and if you really like the monster read Dean Koonz followups. Very different but they fit in with the 2 characters ... Read full review

Review: Frankenstein

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Frankenstein starts near the end of the story, and builds suspense by hinting at what is contained within the retelling of the tale. It is an excellent way to grab the readers attention right away. In ... Read full review


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