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  • Gustave Flaubert

    Don Quijote von der Mancha [Miguel de Cervantes] Alice's Abenteuer im Wunderland [Lewis Carroll] Frankenstein [Mary Shelley] Der Glöckner von Notre-Dame [Victor Hugo ] Die Verwandlung [Franz Kafka] Das Bildnis des Dorian Gray [Oscar Wilde] Der Antichrist [Friedrich Nietzsche] Die Abenteuer Tom Sawyers [Mark twain ] Der Weihnachtsabend [Charles Dickens ] Frau Bovary [Gustave...read more

  • Bram Stoker

    This horror colloction Included - Robert Louis Stevenson's The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde. - Mary Shelley's Frankenstein. - Bram Stoker's...read more

  • Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

    Do you want to listen to Frankenstein? If so then keep reading… Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus was written by the English author Mary Shelley. It recounts the tale of Victor Frankenstein, a scientist who creates a grotesque, living creature in an unorthodox scientific experiment. The first edition was published anonymously in 1818 when Shelley was only 20 years old. Her name finally appeared in the second edition, published in France in 1823. She was supposedly influenced by knowledge of alchemist experiments carried out by Johann Dippel in the Frankenstein Castle in Germany. What are you waiting for, Frankenstein is one click away, start listening...read more

  • Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

    Produced by George Edwards, Frankenstein was a radio series adapted from Mary Shelley’s novel The Modern Prometheus. The story was about Baron Victor Frankenstein, a genius yet mad scientist who thinks that he can create a living man from dead bodies. When the show ended in 1932, it had a total of 13...read more

  • Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

    Dr. Victor Frankenstein dreamt of achieving great things through science – even create life. But it all went horribly wrong and he turned away from the monster he had created. Now his creation is filled with hatred and roaming the countryside. The horrific tale is captured in this striking graphic novel adaptation of Mary Shelley's frightening novel. A creator biography and glossary help reluctant readers take the first step on the road to classic...read more

  • Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

    En el verano de 1816, Lord Byron invita al poeta Percy Bysshe Shelley y a su joven esposa, Mary, a su casa de Suiza. Los días son lluviosos y el anfitrión propone que cada uno escriba un relato de fantasmas. Así surgirá 'Frankenstein o el moderno Prometeo', publicada en 1818 y considerada la primera novela del género de ciencia ficción. Atrapado en los hielos del Ártico, Victor Frankenstein es rescatado por el capitán Walton. Dedicará sus últimos días a narrarle la trágica historia de sus experimentos en búsqueda del poder de dotar de vida a la materia inerte y cómo el ser que creó se rebelaría contra él. Un clásico de la narrativa gótica del siglo XVIII, relacionada...read more

  • Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

    An ancient alchemist drags out his weary life in search of the elixir of immortality. But, when his vengeful assistant quaffs the mixture, he discovers that the effects of the draft of immortality may never wear off. Mary Shelley explores the concept of immortality, following a character that never ages through a ponderous and thought provoking...read more

  • Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

    Far from its popular image, the story of Frankenstein as told by Mary Shelley is not a tale that finds horror in a hideous 'monster' or a 'crazed' scientist. The darkness in the narrative is found in the profound loneliness of both Creator and Created as they seek one another in a tragic cycle of unfulfilled longing and revenge. This powerful novel, first published in 1818, still surprises and shocks us with the fundamental questions about the moral boundaries of human discovery and helps us to question what it means to be...read more

  • Hp Lovecraft

    Classic Tales Of Horror offers up fifteen slices of powerful story-telling from the world’s great authors. From Henry James and Ambrose Bierce to Bram Stoker and Charles Dickens. Read by John Waite (BBC Radio 4), Sarah Douglas (Superman I & II), Michael Fenton-Stevens (Spitting Image, KYTV, Hitch-hiker’s Guide) and Ben Onwukwe (London’s Burning, Othello). The Man & The Snake by Ambrose Bierce – Read by Sarah Douglas Man-Size In Marble by E Nesbitt – Read by John Waite The Moonlit Road by Ambrose Bierce – Read by Michael Fenton-Stevens The Mysterious Mansion by Honore De Balzac – Read by Ben Onwukwe The Judge’s House by Bram Stoker – Read by Sarah...read more

  • Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

    Far from its popular image, the story of Frankenstein as told by Mary Shelley is not a tale that finds horror in a hideous 'monster' or a 'crazed' scientist. The darkness in the narrative is found in the profound loneliness of both Creator and Created as they seek one another in a tragic cycle of unfulfilled longing and revenge. This powerful novel, first published in 1818, still surprises and shocks us with the fundamental questions about the moral boundaries of human discovery and helps us to question what it means to be...read more

  • Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

    Written in 1816, when she was only nineteen Mary Shelley’s novel of “The Modern Prometheus” chillingly dramatised the dangerous potential of life begotten upon a laboratory table. A frightening creation myth for our own time. Frankenstein remains one of the greatest horror stories ever written and is an undisputed classic of its...read more

  • Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

    Die schicksalhafte Geschichte des jungen, ehrgeizigen und wissensdurstigen Wissenschaftlers Frankenstein zählt zu den Klassikern der Weltliteratur und wurde bereits mehrfach verfilmt. Angelehnt an die griechische Sage von Prometheus, der die ersten Menschen aus Lehm schuf, beschreibt die englische Schriftstellerin Mary Shelley, den Leidensweg Frankensteins, nachdem dieser seine Kreatur ins Lebens rief. Das menschliche Monster Frankensteins erfährt überall auf der Welt nur Ablehnung, weshalb es sich entschließt, an seinem Schöpfer Frankenstein Rache zu nehmen. Sein kleiner Bruder Wilhelm wird zum ersten Opfer der misslungenen Kreatur. Nachdem sich Frankenstein weigert dem Unhold eine...read more

  • Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

    La novela Frankenstein de Mary Shelley,publicado originalmente en 1818,es una novela estilo gótico del género terror- drama, en el que narra la vida de un joven que logra crear vida utilizando parte de cadáveres y cuyo resultado no fue el deseado. Por medio de esta novela se pone en relieve los aspectos de la ética en la ciencia, la tolerancia a la diferencia y el...read more

  • Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

    Mary Shelley began writing Frankenstein when she was only eighteen. 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 and his creation. 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,...read more

  • Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

    Frankenstein, first published in 1818, is widely recognised as being one of the first 'science fiction' novels. Starring Michael Maloney as Frankenstein and John Wood as the Creature, this spine-tingling dramatisation perfectly conveys the book's pervasive sense of unease and dread. Victor Frankenstein, an ambitious young scientist and seeker after knowledge, considers it the pinnacle of his career when he makes a Creature in his own name. But his triumph soon turns to horror, and he is appalled when the Creature, denied a female counterpart, turns against his creator and commits a terrible crime. In a desperate attempt to destroy his creation, the scientist tracks him from Europe to...read more

  • Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

    The epic battle between man and monster reaches its greatest pitch in the famous story of Frankenstein. In trying to create life, the young student Victor Frankenstein unleashes forces beyond his control, setting into motion a long and tragic chain of events that brings Victor himself to the very brink. How he tries to destroy his creation, as it destroys everything Victor loves, is a powerful story of love, friendship …and...read more

  • Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

    This is the story of Victor Frankenstein: a man obsessed with discovering the secret of life and cheating death; a man who brings to life to a body built from corpses; and a man who rejects this would-be...read more

  • Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

    Eager science student Victor Frankenstein uses body parts of the dead to bring a creature to life. Although initially excited that his experiment is a success, Frankenstein becomes horrified at the grotesque being that stands before him and flees. Angered by the rejection, The Monster retaliates by taking the lives of those dearest to Frankenstein. The decision to play God torments both Frankenstein and The Monster he created until the end of their...read more

  • Virginia Woolf

    The American literary tradition has, in a far shorter span of time than others throughout history, achieved a glowing and glittering reputation.From its transatlantic roots it has absorbed the sons and daughters of other cultures, other lands and made them part of her own.America prides itself on liberty, on justice for all and, if you are a wealthy white man, that is essentially true. Sadly, many other segments of society find it difficult to feel or become part of this endeavour.Within this chronological history of the American short story, that prejudice has helped shape the borders of those two endless questions about any anthology. Why that story? Why that Author?We made some hard...read more

  • Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

    The Femme Fatales Of Horror. Women, so often referred to as the gentler sex, in this volume at least, is an unfounded and unlikely description. From their minds and pens comes a series of macabre, twisted, tales that are anything but gentle. But as they weave their magic, usually black, and mesh you into their narrative you just know "sugar and spice and all things nice" are not likely to be what little girls really are made of and certainly not these Femme...read more