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Frankenstein

Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus, generally known as Frankenstein, is a novel written by the British author Mary Shelley. The title of the novel refers to a scientist, Victor Frankenstein, who learns how to create life and creates a being in the likeness of man, but larger than average and more powerful. In popular culture, […]


Genre: Fiction, Horror

Mathilda

Narrating from her deathbed, Matilda tells the story of her unnamed father’s confession of incestuous love for her, followed by his suicide by drowning; her relationship with a gifted young poet called Woodville fails to reverse Matilda’s emotional withdrawal or prevent her lonely death. Genre: Fiction, Romance


Genre: Fiction, Romance

Falkner

Falkner charts a young woman’s education under a tyrannical father figure. Genre: Fiction, Literary


Genre: Fiction, Literary