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Frankenstein: or The Modern Prometheus

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If I cannot inspire love, I will cause fear!

4 years 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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Esquire's 80 Books Every Person Should Read (80 books items)

"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."