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About five in the morning I discovered my lovely boy, whom the night before I had
seen blooming and active in health, stretched on the grass livid and motionless:
the print of the murderer's finger was on his neck. “He was conveyed home, and ...
He was the murderer! I could not doubt it. The mere presence of the idea was an
irresistible proof of the fact. I thought of pursuing the devil; but it would have been
in vain, for another flash discovered him to me hanging among the rocks of the ...
During this interval, one of the servants, happening to examine the apparel she
had worn on the night of the murder, had discovered in her pocket the picture of
my mother, which had been judged to be the temptation of the murderer.
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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