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Hear my tale; it is long and strange, and the temperature of this place is not fitting
to your fine sensations; come to the hut upon the mountain. The sun is yet high in
the heavens; before it descends to hide itself behind yon snowy precipices, and ...
“These wonderful narrations inspired me with strange feelings. Was man, indeed,
at once so powerful, so virtuous, and magnificent, yet so vicious and base ? He
appeared at one time a mere scion of the evil principle, and at another as all that
While I listened to the instructions which Felix bestowed upon the Arabian, the
strange system of human society was explained to me. I heard of the division of
property, of immense wealth and squalid poverty; of rank, descent, and noble
f His words had a strange effect upon me. I compassionated him, and sometimes
felt a wish to console him; but when I looked upon him, when I saw the filthy mass
that moved and talked, my heart sickened, and my feelings were altered to ...
Morming dawned before I arrived at the village of Chamounix; but my presence,
so haggard and strange, hardly calmed the fears of my family, who had waited
the whole night in anxious expectation of my return. , The following day we ...
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Mary Shelley's romantic novel first published in 1818 anonymously has been the inspiration for movie monster makers. Since the first film adaptation in 1823, Shelley's creation has been brought to ... Read full review
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It gets lonely when you're a monster. Shelley makes us look at the inhuman aspects of ourselves. When what we create gets out of hand isn't it still our fault? Read full review