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Frankenstein's Monster: A Novel

3 Ratings: 4.3
A book by Susan Heyboer O'Keefe

The eponymous monster of gothic horror rises once again in this well-wrought sequel to Mary Shelley's classic tale, the adult debut of children's author O'Keefe (One Hungry Monster with Lynn Munsinger). Narrated by the articulate and sensitive … see full wiki

Author: Susan Heyboer O'Keefe
Publisher: Three Rivers Press
3 reviews about Frankenstein's Monster: A Novel
review by . November 19, 2010
O'Keefe just an excellent job of capturing Mary Shelley's actual style in this sequel that you might be hard pressed to realize it is a different author. The book begins at the end of the original classic, with Victor's creation battling Walton and leaving him for dead. He flees to Europe and the brunt of the tale takes place ten years later.      The creature is living off the streets as a beggar in Rome and seems to find some happiness when he rescues a mute girl …
review by . February 08, 2011
This is a well-written book that is one of many sequels written about Shelley's "Frankenstein" and it tells readers what happened after Victor Frankenstein died on the Pole-bound ship and his "creation" fled across the ice from the ship's captain. Now the captain, deprived of his dream of finding the North pole, becomes determined to find the "creature" and fulfill Frankenstein's mission of killing him.      Embedded in this book is writing …
review by . December 24, 2010
In "Frankenstein's Monster," children's author Susan Heyboer O'Keefe ventures into the realm of adult literature, successfully picking up where the audacious Mary Shelley left off by fully crafting the monster of "Frankenstein (Qualitas Classics)" as a creature who ponders the great mysteries of life with more wit and sensitivity than any average man.    O'Keefe queries the foundation of our philosophical beliefs by giving Shelly's brainchild voice--and what voice! Victor, as …
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