I am in a book club and Frankenstein was one of the picks. As I didn't have time to read the print version I decided to try the audio book instead. I was not disappointed. The reader had a very expressive voice and held my attention. If I could find a negative in it I would say I always had the impression the reader should have a british accent. This one has an American accent. That is really not of importance though. Overall it was very well done. I have heard some "free" versions of the book but all the voices sound mechanical and robotic. This one is worth the few dollars I spent on it.
Regarding the story itself ... there were areas that just were very unbelievable. The idea that a man could basically book learn advanced biology and mathematics to the point of bringing life to dead things in just a few years is just way beyond the imagination. Some things just didn't make a lot of sense. But then one has to realize that the book was written by an 18 year old girl living in the 1800's. That is remarkable!
I think Victor Frankenstein was my favorite character. Although I have to say I am not sure who was the real monster ... Victor or his creation.
The scene where Victor was creating a mate for his first creation and became overwhelmed with emotion and destroyed it before completion while the monster watched from the window.
I think perhaps Victors wife. I would try to convince her to stay clear of Victor as any involvement with him would no doubt end badly. She of course would not have listened.
Sensible explanations that are easy to understand. Professor Anding has a very good narrating voice, is easy to understand and listen too. I learned something new at each lecture.
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What food does for you.
It would be valuable to have some written material to go with this but not essential.
I only listened to the audio version and did not read the print version so I cannot comment on this.
When Jake is in the past and is given a phone number starting with letters instead of digits. It brought back memories of my younger days and I actually quite suddenly remembered my phone number when I was 8 years old that started with the letters GE.
Jake of course.
Some parts made me laugh out loud. Others were disturbing. Tended to have some very violent parts, but they were quite necessary to the story.
An interesting idea of time travel that made me think for a long time after finishing the book. I really think this is Stephen King's best work.
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