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
by Mary Shelley Frankenstein starts out in a format that I usually don't like much, that of reading letters that give information, but it is done with strangely beautiful writing and I do think I would have read the whole book in this format if it had been written that way. However, this only form...
TITLE: Frankenstein AUTHOR: Mary Shelley PUBLICATION: Oxford World's Classics, 1818 Text PUBLICATION DATE: 2009 (originally 1818) FORMAT: Paperback ISBN-13: 9780199537150 ___________________________ DESCRIPTION: Mary Shelley began writing Frankenstein whe...
What a great reading experience this was, I loved the story, the writing and vivid descriptions. Completely different from the film that I remember and the audible version with the narration by Dan Stevens (Downton Abbey) was an added bonus. It’s difficult to believe that this gothic fiction story w...
This was my third read of the story. Just a quick note that my rating refers to the book only. While I have a lot of love for some of "the monster's" story, especially the parts of the story that are narrated by "the monster", this is not a favourite book. Like most other Gothic classics, it dr...
„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...