Frankenstein's Monster: A Novel
Publish date: October 5th 2010
Pages no: 352
Edition language: English
Background He begins his story right from where the original work by Mary Shelley left off. The monster tries to kill himself and fails repeatedly. If the polar cold doesn’t hurt him, I’d say there are few things that could! P.S. Read my review of the original classic here. For more information ...
I have no quarrels with the writing. The author is a master of imagery. The plot wasn't for me, however, and the longer I read, the more ridiculous I thought it was, which is sad because I loved the beginning. I had the major secrets figured out fairly early on, and maybe that has something to do...
Overall I was pleasantly surprised with this novel. O'Keefe manages to grasp Shelley's tone well. She pulls off a sequel that could have been written by the original. I enjoyed watching all the humans turn to "monsters" as Victor himself became a man. The first two parts were simply to set the st...
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