Frankenstein: The 1818 Text by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

Frankenstein: The 1818 Text

Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley with Charlotte Gordon (Contributor)

fiction classics horror science fiction dark reflective slow-paced

288 pages | first published 1818

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For the bicentennial of its first publication, Mary Shelley's original 1818 text, introduced by National Book Critics Circle award-winner Charlotte Gordon. Nominated as one of America's best-loved novels by PBS's The Great American Read 2018 mark...
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Moods

dark 92%
reflective 54%
mysterious 45%
emotional 44%
tense 43%
sad 41%
challenging 31%
adventurous 22%
inspiring 3%
informative 1%
funny 0%
hopeful 0%
lighthearted 0%

Pace

slow 49%
medium 45%
fast 5%

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Diverse cast of characters?

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