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Frankenstein

Frankenstein

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Published by 1st World Library in Fairfield .
Written in English


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From the book:You will rejoice to hear that no disaster has accompanied the commencement of an enterprise which you have regarded with such evil forebodings. I arrived here yesterday, and my first task is to assure my dear sister of my welfare and increasing confidence in the success of my undertaking. I am already far north of London, and as I walk in the streets of Petersburgh, I feel a cold northern breeze play upon my cheeks, which braces my nerves and fills me with delight. Do you understand this feeling? This breeze, which has travelled from the regions towards which I am advancing, gives me a foretaste of those icy climes. Inspirited by this wind of promise, my daydreams become more fervent and vivid. I try in vain to be persuaded that the pole is the seat of frost and desolation; it ever presents itself to my imagination as the region of beauty and delight. There, Margaret, the sun is forever visible, its broad disk just skirting the horizon and diffusing a perpetual splendour. There - for with your leave, my sister, I will put some trust in preceding navigators - there snow and frost are banished; and, sailing over a calm sea, we may be wafted to a land surpassing in wonders and in beauty every region hitherto discovered on the habitable globe. Its productions and features may be without example, as the phenomena of the heavenly bodies undoubtedly are in those undiscovered solitudes. What may not be expected in a country of eternal light? I may there discover the wondrous power which attracts the needle and may regulate a thousand celestial observations that require only this voyage to render their seeming eccentricities consistent forever. I shall satiate my ardent curiosity with the sight of a part of the world never before visited, and may tread a land never before imprinted by the foot of man. These are my enticements, and they are sufficient to conquer all fear of danger or death and to induce me to commence this labourious voyage with the joy a child feels when he embarks in a little boat, with his holiday mates, on an expedition of discovery up his native river. But supposing all these conjectures to be false, you cannot contest the inestimable benefit which I shall confer on all mankind, to the last generation, by discovering a passage near the pole to those countries, to reach which at present so many months are requisite; or by ascertaining the secret of the magnet, which, if at all possible, can only be effected by an undertaking such as mine.

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Open LibraryOL24288295M
ISBN 10159540161X

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Frankenstein is a novel by Mary Shelley that was first published in Summary Read a Frankenstein book Overview of the entire book or a chapter by chapter Summary and Analysis. If you have not read the book, then you do not know Frankenstein or his monster.

Certainly, there is a creature in our modern mythology which bears that name, but he bears strikingly little resemblance to the original.

It is the opposite with Dracula, where, if you have seen the films, you know the story/5(K). Frankenstein book Read Frankenstein by author Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, FREE, online. (Table of Contents.) This book and many more are available. Frankenstein, by Mary Shelley, is a classic horror novel and a prime example of the Gothic genre.

Published inFrankenstein tells the story of an ambitious scientist and the monster he creates. The unnamed creature is a tragic figure who becomes violent and murderous after being rejected by society.

Frankenstein remains potent for its commentary on the potential consequences of a. About Frankenstein. Nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read At the age of eighteen, Mary Shelley, while staying in the Swiss Alps with her lover Percy Shelley, Lord Byron, and others, conceived the tale of Dr.

Victor Frankenstein and the monster he brings to life. The novel begins with explorer Robert Walton looking for a new passage from Russia to the Pacific Ocean via the Arctic Ocean. After weeks as sea, the crew of Walton's ship finds an emaciated man, Victor Frankenstein, floating on an ice flow near niarbylbaycafe.com Walton's series of letters to his sister in England, he retells Victor's tragic story.

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Free ebook and PDF of Frankenstein by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley. Also available to read online. This classic book, first published intells the story of Victor Frankenstein, who meets up with Captain Robert Walton and tells him all about his life, including his creation of a 'monster'.

Robert Walton - The Arctic seafarer whose letters open and close niarbylbaycafe.com picks the bedraggled Victor Frankenstein up off the ice, helps nurse him back to health, and hears Victor’s story. He records the incredible tale in a series of letters addressed to his sister, Margaret Saville, in England.

Frankenstein is an excellent book I have read many times, however, listening to this edition is the most I’ve ever joyed the book. The narration bought the characters to life and made the creature so miserable and wretched it hurt my head.

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Here are 4/5. What is Frankenstein About and Why Should I Care. Frankenstein is basically responsible for the genre of science fiction, has seared our collective cultural imagination, has inspired countless monster movies (Tim Burton's among them), Halloween costumes, parodies, TV characters (think shows like Scooby Doo and The Munsters), and achieved all-around legend status.

Frankenbook is a collective reading and collaborative annotation experience of the original text of Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus, by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley. The project launched in Januaryas part of Arizona State University’s celebration of the novel’s th anniversary.

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Few novels can be credited with launching entire genres. Written inMary Shelley’s Frankenstein is a gothic tale whose influences are felt in countless works of fantasy, horror and science fiction.

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The free Frankenstein notes include comprehensive information and analysis to help you understand the book. These free notes consist of about 50 pages (14, words) and contain the following sections: Author Information.Aug 06,  · 'Every book that has been written about artificial intelligence since Frankenstein owes something to Mary Shelley.

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