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Mary shelley bills itself as the true story behind the composition of mary shelley's (elle fanning) first novel, frankenstein or, the modern prometheus, with the poster proclaiming, her greatest love inspired her darkest creation. Book review: 'frankenstein' by mary shelley april 16, 2015 in best of , book reviews , on writing , reviews by pacejmiller i admit i've been somewhat slack on my goal to read more books this year, but i've finally made an effort and finished a classic i had been meaning to get to over the last few years: mary shelley's frankenstein. This version of the classic horror tale closely follows shelley's book the story begins in the arctic sea as the feverish baron victor von frankenstein is rescued by a passing ship he tells the.
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