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Frankenstein

AuthorMary Shelley

NarratorDavid Rintoul

Duration2h 22m

CategoriesAdult Fiction, Classics

Key StageKS4

PublisherCSA Word

VersionAbridged

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Victor Frankenstein decides to build a `man' from assembled body parts stolen from corpses. He becomes obsessed with his 'project' and believes that he is pioneering scientific discovery - without considering the potential consequences. What results, of course, is a `monster', who looks grotesque and frightens any living soul who ever comes into contact with it. The mastery of Shelley's storytelling, however, leaves a listener asking themselves what a `monster' really is - and feeling thoroughly frightened.

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