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Frankenstein: or, The Modern Prometheus | [Mary Wolstonecraft Shelley]

Frankenstein: or, The Modern Prometheus

In the frozen wastes north of Russia, a lone seaward vessel seeks the elusive Northwest Passage. Suddenly they sight a dog sled with a gargantuan figure in the shape of a man, driving the dogs northward to sure oblivion. The following day, they find another sled. This sled is filled with a European near death, and when asked what he is chasing, he simply replies, "to seek one who fled from me."
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In the frozen wastes north of Russia, a lone seaward vessel seeks the elusive Northwest Passage. Suddenly they sight a dog sled with a gargantuan figure in the shape of a man, driving the dogs northward to sure oblivion. The following day, they find another sled. This sled is filled with a European near death, and when asked what he is chasing, he simply replies, "to seek one who fled from me."

Public Domain (P)2010 B.J. Harrison

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    Elizabeth Provo, UT, United States 02-20-13
    Elizabeth Provo, UT, United States 02-20-13 Member Since 2011
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    The story was good though Dr. Frankenstein seriously got on my nerves with all of his whining; I mean good grief.

    But it was an interesting read, I picked it up when my Mom told me she had read it and that Frankenstein wasn't the "monster" WHAT?!?!?! My whole life I had been lied to by cartoons that stated the "monster's" name was Frankenstein. So I had to read the book to find out what else I had been told falsely concerning this story.

    At the end though the "monster" was bad, to me Dr. Frankenstein was so much worse.

    I would have given it more stars but it was a little slow for me.

    1 of 3 people found this review helpful
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