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As she walked along, seemingly incommoded by the burden, a young man met
her, whose countenance expressed a deeper despondence. Uttering a few
sounds with an air of melancholy, he took the pail from her head, and bore it to
In the evening, the young girl and her companion were employed in various
occupations which I did not understand; and the old man again took up the
instrument, which produced the divine sounds that had enchanted me in the
Some conversation took place between him and his father; and the young strang!
knelt at the old man's feet, and would have kissed his hand, but he raised her and
embraced her affectionately. “I soon perceived, that although to stranger ...
He did not succeed. They remained confined for five months before the trial took
place; the result of which dep, ived them of their fortune, and condemned them to
a perpetual exile from their native country. “ They found a miserable asylum in ...
I took it; it was a portrait of a most lovely woman. In spite of my malignity, it
softened and attracted me. For a few moments I gazed with delight on her dark
eyes, fringed by deep lashes, and her lovely lips; but presently my rage returned:
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My favorite book of all time.User Review - TheRavensLenore - Borders
I am in love with the "monster" portrayed in this book. From his point of view, it's when the coldness of the world changes us for the worse. To think that she wrote this novel at such a young age, it is profound. Read full review
A Brief review of "Frankenstein"User Review - VendettLia - Borders
Oh, This is a beautiful book. How its words flow just right with the story, is just Magnificiant. The story is captivating, not to mention wonderfully depressing.(^^) I really do have high respects ... Read full review