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Frankenstein
Frankenstein
Author: Mary Shelley
"I saw the pale student of unhallowed arts  kneeling beside the thing he had put together. I  saw the hideous phantasm of a man stretched out, and  then, on the working of some powerful engine, show  signs of life and stir with an uneasy, half-vital  motion." A summer evening's ghost stories,...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780553212471
ISBN-10: 0553212478
Publication Date: 6/1/1984
Pages: 256
Rating:
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
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3.8 stars, based on 232 ratings
Publisher: Bantam Classics
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
Members Wishing: 0
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reviewed Frankenstein on + 44 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 5
I am a literature major and I have read, analyzed and studied this book and also taught it! I love it. This book is packed full of themes and ideas and a very insightful look at human nature. This is not an easy read but instead one meant to be studied, savored and enjoyed. Highly Recommended!!!!
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Helpful Score: 1
The book of Victor Frankenstein and the monster he created.
reviewed Frankenstein on + 61 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 1
What can I say,,it is a classic!
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Helpful Score: 1
If you only know of Frankenstein from the movies and have never read the book you are in for a treat. There is SO much more to the story. Excellent.
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Helpful Score: 1
This wasn't what I expected...it was actually much better!
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dragoneyes avatar reviewed Frankenstein on + 533 more book reviews
I guess I based my presumption of this book on all the movies. Frankenstein is not the creature who I thought he was. I found myself feeling sorry for him. Wishing that someone would reach out to him. Mary Shelley left it to your imagination on really what he looked like. I enjoyed this portion to. The book was exquisitely written. I felt I was actually transported to this era. Enjoyed it very much.
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Not as Horror-y as I had imagined, slow moving and moving, HAHA. Would reccomend this for people who like classic Lit rather than stuff Steven King writes.


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