I can’t believe it’s already November. These year is ending so fast. Please slow it down! lol just kidding, I already want Christmas to happen. Next year will be my one year of being a book blogger and I am very happy with myself that I was able to do this. It was always a wishful thinking to create a blog. I feel accomplished. This is what I enjoy doing. and hopefully I can grow more from this.
Sorry for the sidetrack, but I’m just excited!
Ok so I manage to finish reading Frankenstein by Mary Shelley. I did read this book a while back (10 years, give or take). That’s a long time which I already forgot most of the story so I was inspired by Halloween to read this book again. So let me begin…
At once a Gothic thriller, a passionate romance, and a cautionary tale about the dangers of science, Frankenstein tells the story of committed science student Victor Frankenstein. Obsessed with discovering the cause of generation and life and bestowing animation upon lifeless matter, Frankenstein assembles a human being from stolen body parts but; upon bringing it to life, he recoils in horror at the creature’s hideousness. Tormented by isolation and loneliness, the once-innocent creature turns to evil and unleashes a campaign of murderous revenge against his creator, Frankenstein.
I believe this story will always and forever be something that will not get old and it will always get passed down from generation to generation. this is something that will always make you think of life and death. The tragic story of Frankenstein. The one who created such monster by playing God. But why? what was the point since he was also appalled of what he had created. This monster didn’t belong with the living. I grew some sympathy towards this creature. All he wanted to do is to belong. This was an emotional reading because it came from two perspectives. Frankenstein himself and his monster. Both had good hearts. But neither of them did the right thing.
I love how the characters are pretty straightforward with how they feel. I think that’s how it was back then. The writing is beautiful and well composed to grab your attention. This may be an old book but this is something you can always read and still be captivated with book.
I would definitely recommend this book because Frankenstein is an icon and of course a classic. It’s pretty fast paced too so you will not loose your focus on it. I give this book 5 stars out of 5.
Hope you all like my review and encourages you to pick up this beautiful classic. Until then…
“Hateful day when I received life!’ I exclaimed in agony. ‘Accursed creator! Why did you form a monster so hideous that even you turned from me in disgust? God, in pity, made man beautiful and alluring, after his own image; but my form is a filthy type of yours, more horrid even from the very resemlance. Satan had his companions, fellow-devils, to admire and encourage him; but I am solitary and abhorred.’ – Frankenstein”