Mary Shelley's prophetic classic deals with the dangers inherent in the single-minded pursuit of science. It also portrays the injustice of a society that persecutes those who are "different." Could Dr. Frankenstein's creation have become a man rather than a monster? Disturbing,... show more
Mary Shelley's prophetic classic deals with the dangers inherent in the single-minded pursuit of science. It also portrays the injustice of a society that persecutes those who are "different." Could Dr. Frankenstein's creation have become a man rather than a monster? Disturbing, thought-provoking, and moving, Frankenstein is much more than a novel of terror. This publication from Boomer Books is specially designed and typeset for comfortable reading.
Publish date: July 1st 2008
Publisher: Boomer Books
Pages no: 228
Edition language: English
Series: Portland House Illustrated Classics
„Frankenstein“ (Untertitel: „The Modern Prometheus“) von Mary Shelley ist meiner Meinung nach Pflichtlektüre, interessiert man sich für Fantastik- und Science-Fiction-Literatur. 1818 anonym erstveröffentlicht, entwickelte es sich zu Shelleys bekanntestem Werk, das die Pop-Kultur wie kein zweites prä...
"I am malicious because I am miserable; am I not shunned and hated by all of mankind? You, my creator, would tear me to pieces, and triumph; remember that, and tell me why I should pity man more than he pities me?"😢
It is said that Frankenstein is about the horror and despair of giving birth. Mary Shelley wrote it after a dream she had, a dream that occurred after an evening of ghosts in Geneva. It also occurred after miscarriage and a death of a child. Upon reading Mary Shelley’s diaries, one cannot help bu...
Victor Frankenstein ha dato vita a una creatura senza nome e senza possibilità di appartenere al mondo. Per la sua creatura non ha provato amore ma raccapriccio. Non accettazione ma odio. L’ha rinnegata e costretta alla peggior solitudine. Victor Frankestein voleva essere Dio prima ancora d’essere u...
I have finally conquered Frankenstein. And it has been okay. There are things that I Iike about this book and there are things that I don´t like about it. The descriptions of the nature, the landscapes and the wheather are splendid and the story of the creature is heartbreaking. You cannot help but ...
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