Frankenstein; Or, The Modern Prometheus (Golden Eagle World Classics Collection, Illustrated)

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Independently Published, Mar 26, 2020 - 202 pages
"Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus", or short "Frankenstein", first published in 1818, is the most famous novel written by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley. Shelley was inspired by a dream about a scientist who created life and was horrified by what he had made. Similarly, the novel tells the story of the young scientist Victor Frankenstein who creates a hideous sapient creature in an unorthodox scientific experiment with unpredictable consequences. This masterpiece has had a considerable impact on literature and popular culture and spawned a complete genre of horror stories, films and plays. The Golden Eagle World Classics Collection is a collection of pioneering works that shaped the understanding of human history and philosophy. Each work is accompanied by hand-selected, black-and-white artistic illustrations to convey the ideas of the authors. From Austen to Shakespeare to Tolstoy, this collection contains the most influential thinkers across various centuries. The canon aims to provide a literary foundation to understand the past, the present, and the future of humanity. For more information on the collection, please go to

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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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