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Frankenstein: or The Modern Prometheus

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If I cannot inspire love, I will cause fear!

6 years, 11 months ago at Nov 23 14:03
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I think it's certainly a masterpiece of literature.

Until now, I was in love with the film adaptation of Kenneth Branagh, now I think it was a good adaptation, I have certainly refresh it.

The book says a lot about feelings and emotions, this is definitely not horror, only the work describing the desires that direct human. The only downside for me, this damn language,... read more
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Manufacturer: Penguin Classics
Release date: 1 May 2003
ISBN-10 : 0141439475 | ISBN-13: 9780141439471
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" โ€œI ought to be thy Adam, but I am rather the fallen angelโ€ฆโ€ โ€œLearn from me, if not by my precepts, at least by my example, how dangerous is the acquirement of knowledge, and how much happier that man is who believes his native town to be his world, than he who aspires to become greater than his nature will allow.โ€"

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"What better way to learn how to be a person than to whip one up? Frankenstein's monster is the all-time most enduring image to cross from literature to pop culture and back. And at his gothic artificial heart, he represents a blank slate. Which is depressingly telling about what we chose to latch onto."