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Dr. Frankenstein learns the secret of imparting life to inanimate matter. To test his theories, he collects bones from the charnel-houses to construct a human being, and then gives it life. The creature, endowed with supernatural size and strength, is revolting to look at, and frightens all who see it. Lonely and miserable, it comes to hate its creator. The monster murders Frankenstein's brother and his bride, and flees. The doctor pursues his creation in order to destroy it, but dies himself in the attempt.

The story of Frankenstein was first written as a ghost story to be told as part of a contest between Mary Shelley, her husband, and Lord Byron. This tale of terror has been a world favorite since it was first published in 1818, and has been made into countless movies.

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A scientist succeeds in creating a living creature but one whose visage repulses even its maker. Condemned to loneliness by the fear he inspires, the creature learns to hate and destroy, becoming the monster he is taken for. This Gothic masterpiece is considered the first science-fiction novel.

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nrlymrtl, October 30, 2012 (view all comments by nrlymrtl)
This classic surprised me with depth of character, even in Frankenstein’s unnamed monster. The actual detail of the life-giving act to Frankenstein’s creation is kept vague and happens without great fanfare. The suspense is built up to the first nefarious deeds of the creature created by Dr. Frankenstein and then held at the high level to very end. Damn good writing. I felt greatly for this mish-mashed animated man; shortly after showing signs of life, he was abandoned by his creator to fend for himself, then humans fear him because of his size and his looks so he has zero friends, and finally he is the only one of his kind. This was an excellent Gothic novel and I am very glad I took the time to explore it. This tale explores the idea of inherent goodness vs. inherent evil and raises the important question of responsibility of life brought into this work (whether a child or mish-mash zombie).
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ISBN:
9781433215643
Author:
Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft
Publisher:
Blackstone Audiobooks
Read by:
Heald, Anthony
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Templeman, Simon
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Templeman, Simon
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Heald, Anthony
Author:
Heald, Anthony Rudnicki
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
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Edition Description:
Ubr
Publication Date:
20080331
Binding:
Compact Disc
Language:
English
Dimensions:
5.79x5.30x.73 in. .39 lbs.
Media Run Time:
510

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