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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Like many readers, I was well familiar with the narrative before I first laid eyes on the novel. I expected it to be scary - not that scary since I've never read horror before and the very concept of ... Read full review

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It took me a month but I'm FINALLY done! I really liked it. Lots of dragging though. The monster reminded me of a kid throwing a huge tantrum. Read full review

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