Frankenstein, or, The Modern Prometheus

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Sever, Francis, & Company, 1869 - Galvanic skin response - 177 pages
Frankenstein was published in 1818, the work of a 21-year-old genius named Mary Shelley. Hundreds of movies, adaptations, and monster masks later, its reputation remains so lively that the title has become its own word in the English language. Victor Frankenstein, a scientist, discovers the secret of reanimating the dead. After he rejects his hideous creation, not even the farthest poles of the earth will keep his bitter monster from seeking an inhuman revenge. Inspired by a uniquely Romantic view of science’s possibilities, Shelley’s masterpiece ultimately wrestles with the hidden shadows of the human mind.

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Let me be clear. I did not like this book. You don't even want to get me started on the Gothic romance genre or the absolutely pathetic characters to which it gives rise. But I have to say, due to the ... Read full review

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I read a good biography of Mary Shelley back in April, but had never actually gotten around to reading her famous novel, Frankenstein, until now. I spotted it on a campsite book exchange and thought ... Read full review

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