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SHELLEY, M.: Frankenstein (Abridged)


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SHELLEY, M.: Frankenstein (Abridged)

The gothic tale of Frankenstein and his construction of a human being who runs amok has, with the help of numerous films, become one of the most vivid of horror stories. But Mary Shelley’s original novel, written in 1816, dealt more sympathetically with ‘the daemon’, showing how an initially beneficent creature is hammered into a daemon by the way he is treated. Her ideas, and her dramatic but poignant story, is brought to life in this sound dramatisation.

Disc 1

1.   In Search Of The North West Passage 00:04:51
2.   A Stranger Comes On Board 00:05:50
3.   Frankenstein Begins His Story 00:03:26
4.   Departure For Ingolstadt 00:05:04
5.   The Study Of Anatomy 00:04:55
6.   The Study Continues 00:03:57
7.   The Daemon Lives 00:04:17
8.   Clerval And The Daemon Appear 00:05:33
9.   Horrifying News 00:03:07
10.   Frankenstein Returns Home 00:05:12
11.   Justine's Trial 00:05:53
12.   Confrontation With The Daemon 00:06:03
13.   The Daemon Begins His Story 00:05:57
14.   The Process Of Learning 00:07:23
15.   The Daemon Reflects 00:07:00

Disc 2

1.   The Daemon Converses 00:07:00
2.   The Daemon Transformed 00:06:20
3.   The First Murder 00:04:28
4.   The Daemon's Demand 00:06:43
5.   Geneva - London - Perth 00:05:07
6.   The Orkneys - The Labours Begin Again 00:04:17
7.   Madness And Destruction 00:03:55
8.   The Muder Of Clerval And Prison 00:05:20
9.   Release, Return To Geneva And Marriage 00:06:25
10.   Murder Again 00:05:42
11.   Frankenstein's Wanderings Begin 00:04:51
12.   Chase Over The Frozen Ocean 00:03:59
13.   The Ice Closes In 00:04:18
14.   The Final Revenge 00:04:08
15.   The Daemon's Last Words 00:06:48

Total Playing Time: 02:37:49

Shelley, Mary

Larkin, Chris; Oliver, Jonathan; Philpott, Daniel

Label: Naxos AudioBooks

Genre: Junior Classic Fiction

Period: Romantic

Catalogue No: NA200312

Barcode: 0730099000321

Boxset: NAX24112

Physical Release: 08/1994

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