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Frankenstein by Mary Shelley

Frankenstein is a novel written by Mary Shelley and first published in 1818. It is widely considered to be one of the most important works of English literature, and is often considered the first true science fiction novel. The story tells of a young scientist, Victor Frankenstein, who creates a monstrous creature using the latest scientific knowledge.

The novel explores themes of science, ambition, and the consequences of playing God. The story begins with a series of letters written by the ship's captain, Robert Walton, to his sister. Walton is on an expedition to the North Pole when he encounters Victor Frankenstein, who is traveling alone. Frankenstein tells Walton his story, which is revealed through a series of flashbacks.

Frankenstein, a young scientist, becomes obsessed with the idea of creating life. He spends years studying the latest scientific knowledge and eventually creates a creature using the principles of chemistry and electricity. However, when the creature comes to life, Frankenstein is horrified by its appearance and abandons it.

The creature, left alone and rejected by society, becomes bitter and vengeful. It seeks out Frankenstein and demands that he create a companion for it. When Frankenstein refuses, the creature begins to kill those closest to him, ultimately leading to his own death.

The novel raises important questions about the ethics of science and the responsibility of scientists for their creations. It also explores the themes of loneliness, isolation, and the desire for acceptance and companionship.

Frankenstein has had a significant impact on literature, film, and popular culture. It has been adapted into countless films, stage productions, and television shows.

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