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Pride and Prometheus

By: John Kessel
Narrated by: James Langdon, Samuel Roukin, Jill Tanner
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Publisher's summary

Pride and Prejudice meets Frankenstein as Mary Bennet falls for the enigmatic Victor Frankenstein and befriends his monstrous Creature in this clever fusion of two popular classics.

Threatened with destruction unless he fashions a wife for his Creature, Victor Frankenstein travels to England where he meets Mary and Kitty Bennet, the remaining unmarried sisters of the Bennet family from Pride and Prejudice. As Mary and Victor become increasingly attracted to each other, the Creature looks on impatiently, waiting for his bride. But where will Victor find a female body from which to create the monster's mate?

Meanwhile, the awkward Mary hopes that Victor will save her from approaching spinsterhood while wondering what dark secret he is keeping from her.

Pride and Prometheus fuses the gothic horror of Mary Shelley with the Regency romance of Jane Austen in an exciting novel that combines two age-old stories in a fresh and startling way.

©2018 John Kessel (P)2018 Recorded Books

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"Dark and gripping and tense and beautiful." (Karen Joy Fowler, New York Times best-selling author of The Jane Austen Book Club and Pulitzer Prize finalist for We Are All Completely Besides Ourselves)

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where we left off with the Bennets

weaving the two great stories together was genius! If you ever wondered what happened to Mary and Kitty Bennet, this story is for you. Well narrated by the monster and Mary.

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