Frankenstein: or The Modern Prometheus


Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin Shelley

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“His limbs were in proportion, and I had selected his features as beautiful. Beautiful! Great God! His yellow skin scarcely covered the work of muscles and arteries beneath; his hair was of a lustrous black, and flowing; his teeth of a pearly whiteness…”  Dr. Victor Frankenstein

Romance inspired by the classics