Frankenstein - The Modern Prometheus

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Jazzybee Verlag, 1886 - Fiction - 168 pages

Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus, is a novel written by English author Mary Shelley about eccentric scientist Victor Frankenstein, who creates a grotesque creature in an unorthodox scientific experiment. Frankenstein is infused with elements of the Gothic novel and the Romantic movement and is also considered to be one of the earliest examples of science fiction. 
 
Frankenstein, a Swiss student at the university of Ingolstadt, is led by a peculiar enthusiasm to study the structure of the human frame, and to attempt to follow to its recondite sources the stream of animated being.' In examining the causes of life, he informs us, antithetically, that he had first recourse to death. -- He became acquainted with anatomy; but that was not all; he traced through vaults and charnel houses the decay and corruption of the human body, and whilst engaged in this agreeable pursuit, examining and analyzing the minutiae of mortality, and the phenomena of the change from life to death and from death to life, a sudden light broke in upon him ...

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At times, I was fearful to not be immersed in this haunting and deeply tragic novel. I was very much afraid I would turn a corner or flip on a light to see a demonic monster standing in my wake. In ... Read full review

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Frankenstein, I don't know what to begin this review with? Let's start with The Pace, This book is painfully slow paced,especially when the story is narrated by Frankenstein or Victor Frankenstein who ... Read full review

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Contents

Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley Her Life And Works
1
Frankenstein
6
Letter 2
9
Letter 3
12
Letter 4
13
Chapter 1
19
Chapter 2
23
Chapter 3
28
Chapter 11
73
Chapter 12
79
Chapter 13
83
Chapter 14
87
Chapter 15
91
Chapter 16
97
Chapter 17
104
Chapter 18
108

Chapter 4
34
Chapter 5
39
Chapter 6
44
Chapter 7
50
Chapter 8
57
Chapter 9
63
Chapter 10
68
Chapter 19
114
Chapter 20
119
Chapter 21
126
Chapter 22
133
Chapter 23
140
Chapter 24
145
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