Frankenstein

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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 strengt ...Continua
SUN50
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
Lame!
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
Delizioso

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

Alastair...
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.


RubraAddicted
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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RubraAddicted
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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RubraAddicted
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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RubraAddicted
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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RubraAddicted
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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