The Mortal Immortal

Narrated by: Jack Benson
Length: 27 mins
3.5 out of 5 stars (7 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley was an English romantic and gothic novelist who is most famous as the author of Frankenstein, or The Modern Prometheus. She was married to the notable Romantic poet Percy Bysshe Shelley. She also wrote a number of shorter "tales of the unnatural", of which "The Mortal Immortal", a story of a man who will not die, is the most famous.

Public Domain (P)1982 Jimcin Recordings

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  • Christopher Wilton
  • 02-15-12

Good for what it is and what it costs

I bought this audiobook because it takes far too long for my credits to come in and because I bore easily without something new to listen to. Basically you get what's on the tin with this product. It's a short (27mins) story, written by one of the greatest female authors of all time.

The recording is done as an ensemble between three different speakers, so it has the flavour of a dramatisation. It would have got five stars but sometimes the graininess of the recording quality really lets it down. In short, listen to the sample first to make sure your ears are okay with it (it's not all that bad) and then ask yourself whether this is something you want to listen to.

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