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Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
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The story narrates the life of Victor Frankenstein, a man consumed by his fascination surrounding the secret of life. He successfully creates life out of human corpse pieces but is instantly appalled by his own creation. The monstrous Frankenstein, alone and miserable, seek acceptance but is constantly shunned by all.
Victor attempts to flee from his creation but is forced to confront the dreadful consequences of his creative act when it spirals out of control and brings irreversible outcomes.
Frankenstein is a narrative about science, love and the terrible repercussions brought about by greed and the seeking of vengeance.