Frankenstein (1818)

Creators

Mary Shelley (writer).

Categorization

Science fiction.

Subject

The first monster in literary history who points an accusing finger at its own human creator.

Commentary

Several good ideas, but the writer’s youth and inexperience make for a lot of plot holes and digressions.

References here: “The Phantom Coach” (1864), “The Outsider” (1926).

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