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Frankenstein by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
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Sep 25, 2008

really liked it
bookshelves: book-group, 2008, fiction, reviews
Recommended to Phayvanh by: book group
Recommended for: people, not monsters
Read in October, 2008

I found myself surprised and delighted that I had such sympathy for Frankenstein's "monster". Despite flaws in storytelling, and perhaps writing, this book is great for its exploration of the place of humans in the heavenly order. Man vs. Monster. Man as God. Nurture v. Nature. The inherent good and evil in all of us. And what it is that tips the scale.

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Reading Progress

10/20/2008 page 55
33.13% "it's get creepy!!"
10/20/2008 page 55
33.13% "it's getting creepy!!"

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