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Frankenstein by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
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bookshelves: reviewed, own-physical-copy
Read 2 times. Last read October 29, 2017 to October 31, 2017.

Happy Halloween, guys!
My goal to read a true classic associated with the holiday has been a complete success and I'm seriously considering turning it into a yearly tradition. I'm thinking maybe The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr Hyde?
To say this re-read has been a surprising (and if I'm being honest, a rather moving) experience would be an understatement. Where I used to find fear in this book, now I find unbelievable sadness - certainly I've changed a lot since GCSE History.
Mary Shelley is a true literary legend and it angers me that, up until recently, she was only thought of as the wife of a more talented man... but how could any person who has read even just one line of this evocative prose ever think that?
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Reading Progress

Finished Reading
September 15, 2017 – Shelved
October 28, 2017 –
4.0% "How better to celebrate the run up to Halloween than by reading Frankenstein?"
October 28, 2017 –
19.0%
October 29, 2017 – Started Reading
October 29, 2017 –
35.0%
October 30, 2017 –
61.0%
October 31, 2017 – Shelved as: reviewed
October 31, 2017 – Finished Reading
December 2, 2017 – Shelved as: own-physical-copy

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