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Here is the classic novel of supreme horror that has held readers spellbound since its publication in 1816. This new edition will also feature an examination of the films inspired by Shelley's groundbreaking work, plus a fascinating look into geneti ...Continua
Ha scritto il 28/06/19
Amazing, Good, Unexpected
After light exposure to movies of Frankenstein, I was amazed to read this original story, written by Mary Shelley. It’s nothing like the story promoted by movies. This is a deep book, focused on the transformation of an innocent man into a vengeful m...Continua
The King
Ha scritto il 04/09/16
I was really exciting to start this book but I can't say to have enjoyed if not for 30/40 pages at half way. I consider it a well written book, but, in my opinion, too often is given priority to the 'poetry' rather than the actual story. It is a book...Continua
Manu Vitt
Ha scritto il 24/03/16

Come tutti i grandi classici di rispetto, un ottimo libro, avvincente, appassionante, che smonta da sè lo stereotipo cinematografico.

Ha scritto il 05/03/16
Great read.
Some only knew Frankenstein through novel as others know it through movies but if you'll be reading the original novel by Mary Shelley as I have read it before you;ll be astounded on its story with how Frankenstein evolve gothically and its story lin...Continua
Lan Mistress
Ha scritto il 28/11/15

Un lamento senza fine, un classico tanto acclamato che si dissolve non appena ci si inoltra nella lettura. Una gran mazzata.

Ha scritto il Mar 25, 2013, 13:57
'What do you mean? What do you demand of your captain? Are you, then, so easily turned from your design? Did you not call this a glorious expedition? And wherefore was it glorious? Not because the way was smooth and placid as a southern sea, but beca...Continua
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Ha scritto il Mar 25, 2013, 13:44
'[...] Even where the affections are not strongly moved by any superior excellence, the companions of our childhood always possess a certain power over our minds which hardly any later friend can obtain. They know our infantine dispositions, which, h...Continua
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Ha scritto il Mar 25, 2013, 13:39
'When younger,' said he, 'I believed myself destined for some great enterprize. My feelings are profound, but I possessed a coolness of judgement that fitted me for illustrious achievements. This sentiment of the worth of my nature supported me when...Continua
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Ha scritto il Mar 23, 2013, 10:27
'[...] You can blast my other passions, but revenge remains - revenge, henceforth dearer than light or food! I may die, but first you, my tyrant and tormentor, shall curse the sun that gazes on your misery. Beware, for I am fearless and therefore pow...Continua
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Ha scritto il Mar 21, 2013, 23:20
What I ask of you is reasonable and moderate; I demand a creature of another sex, but as hideous as myself; the gratification is small, but it is all that I can receive, and it shall content me. It is true, we shall be monsters, cut off from all the...Continua
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