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  • Caitlyn Richardson

    Frankenstein By Mary Shelley, such a misunderstood but wonderful read. Certainly worth reading!

  • Kathy Richards

    Frankenstein by Mary Shelly. If you've never read the original book, you don't know the real story.

  • Dija F.

    Frankenstein (Signet Classics) by Mary Shelley, http://www.amazon.com/dp/0451527712/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_vX31qb1VEP7FC

  • Scrambled Brains

    Frankenstein by Mary Shelley - a lot of noobs think that's the monster's name but it is in fact the scientist/doctor who creates him. :D

  • Heidi Schaaf Hensley

    my very very favorite book of ever.

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