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Daemon
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Frankenstein Is Published

Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley's Frankenstein, or, the Modern Prometheus is a gothic novel that spawned a new genre of horror stories. It tells the story of Frankenstein, a scientist who discovers how to bring inanimate matter to life and, in the process, creates a man-monster. When Frankenstein fails to provide a mate to satisfy the creature's human emotions, it seeks revenge. Mary Shelley came up with the idea for the novel while vacationing at the home of what famous poet? More...
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I believe she was visiting Lord Byron at the Villa Diodati by Lake Geneva in Switzerland, I am not sure
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a never ending story
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I still prefer Dr Frank N Furter: "Come up to the lab & see what's on the slab, I'm sure you quiver with antici-..."

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An interesting take on the book, presented at the end of the article.

[Stephen King] views the book as "a Shakespearean tragedy" and argues: "its classical unity is broken only by the author's uncertainty as to where the fatal flaw lies—is it in Victor's hubris (usurping a power that belongs only to God) or in his failure to take responsibility for his creation after endowing it with the life-spark?

42.^ Stephen King: Danse Macabre, Everest House, 1981, ISBN 978-0896961005


"To read without reflecting is like eating without digesting." -- Edmund Burke
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"... pation!"

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