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    • The Monster Collection

    • Written by: Mary Shelley, Bram Stoker, Robert Louis Stevenson, and others
    • Narrated by: Richard Armitage, Dan Stevens, Greg Wise, and others
    • Length: 30 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Audible presents a special edition of three Gothic masterpieces: a brand-new Audible Exclusive recording of Robert Louis Stevenson's The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, Mary Shelley's Frankenstein and Bram Stoker's Dracula.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • it was awesome to listen too.

    • By Anonymous User on 2019-03-29

    Price: CDN$ 71.62

    • Frankenstein

    • Written by: Mary Shelley
    • Narrated by: Dan Stevens
    • Length: 8 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Narrator Dan Stevens ( Downton Abbey) presents an uncanny performance of Mary Shelley's timeless gothic novel, an epic battle between man and monster at its greatest literary pitch. In trying to create life, the young student Victor Frankenstein unleashes forces beyond his control, setting into motion a long and tragic chain of events that brings Victor to the very brink of madness. How he tries to destroy his creation, as it destroys everything Victor loves, is a powerful story of love, friendship, scientific hubris, and horror.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Has Not Lost Any of its Power!

    • By Amazon Customer on 2018-09-16

    Price: CDN$ 31.27

    • 10 Masterpieces You Have to Listen Before You Die 1

    • Written by: Charles Dickens, Arthur Conan Doyle, Lewis Carroll, and others
    • Narrated by: Brian Kelly, Sinead Dixon, Claire Walsh, and others
    • Length: 90 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
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    This audiobook contains the following works arranged alphabetically by authors last names: Alice's Adventures in Wonderland [Lewis Carroll] Oliver Twist [Charles Dickens] The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes [Arthur Conan Doyle] Anne of Green Gables [Lucy Maud Montgomery ] The Raven [Edgar Allan Poe] Frankenstein [Mary Shelley] Dracula [Bram Stoker] The Adventures of Tom Sawyer [Mark Twain] The War of the Worlds [H. G. Wells] The Picture Of Dorian Gray [Oscar Wilde] The Raven [Edgar Allan Poe].

    Price: CDN$ 49.43

    • 10 Masterpieces You Have to Listen Before You Die [Halloween Edition]

    • Written by: H. P. Lovecraft, Washington Irving, Robert Louis Stevenson, and others
    • Narrated by: Erica Collins, Brian Kelly, Josh Smith, and others
    • Length: 47 hrs and 21 mins
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    This Audiobook contains the following works arranged alphabetically by authors last names: Dracula [Washington Irving], The Dunwich Horror [H. P. Lovecraft], The Legend of Sleepy Hollow [Washington Irving], Frankenstein [Mary Shelley], Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde [Robert Louis Stevenson], A Halloween Wraith [William Black], The Turn of the Screw [Henry James], The Raven [Edgar Allan Poe], Carmilla [Joseph Thomas Sheridan Le Fanu ], The Phantom of the Opera [Gaston Leroux].

    Price: CDN$ 49.43

    • Frankenstein [French Version]

    • Written by: Mary Shelley
    • Narrated by: François Hatt
    • Length: 8 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Passionné par les sciences occultes, Victor Frankenstein est persuadé qu'il peut donner la vie. Dans la solitude de son laboratoire, un soir d'orage, son rêve devient réalité.

    Price: CDN$ 6.61

    • Frankenstein, ou le Prométhée moderne

    • Written by: Mary Shelley
    • Narrated by: Jacques Roland
    • Length: 5 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Victor Frankenstein, un jeune étudiant brillant, crée de toutes pièces un être à l'apparence humaine. Bien vite, il regrette son geste. En effet, la créature prend l'apparence d'un monstre sanguinaire qui ne pense qu'à semer la mort et le malheur sur son passage et qui persécute son créateur. Au travers de l'histoire de Victor Frankenstein et de son monstre, Mary W. Shelley nous pose la question de l'origine de la cruauté humaine. Le monstre de Frankenstein est rejeté par tous. Il aimerait avoir des relations avec les humains mais ceux-ci le fuient. Il devient alors violent et s'en prend aux personnes qu'il rencontre.

    Price: CDN$ 13.29

    • Frankenstein

    • Written by: Mary Shelley
    • Narrated by: Javier Jiménez
    • Length: 11 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Novela gótica considerada como el primer texto del género ciencia ficción que aborda la moral científica, la creación y destrucción de vida y la audacia de la humanidad en su relación con Dios. El protagonista, un joven suizo estudiante de medicina, Víctor Frankenstein, intenta rivalizar en poder con la divinidad, como una suerte de Prometeo moderno, dándole vida a un cuerpo generado a partir de la unión de distintas partes de cadáveres diseccionados.

    Price: CDN$ 1.18

    • Frankenstein (Dramatized)

    • Written by: Mary Shelley, Jonathan Barnes
    • Narrated by: Arthur Darvill, Nicholas Briggs, Geoffrey Beevers, and others
    • Length: 5 hrs and 19 mins
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    When the crew of the Oceanus rescued a man close to death, its captain could barely have guessed at the incredible story that man would come to share. This is the story of Victor Frankenstein: a man obsessed with discovering the secret of life and cheating death; a man who brings to life to a body built from corpses; and a man who rejects this would-be child.... Soon Victor and his creature are entangled in a dangerous game of cat and mouse across Europe. But who is truly the monster?

    Price: CDN$ 54.67

    • Frankenstein

    • The Modern Prometheus
    • Written by: Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
    • Narrated by: Jim Donaldson
    • Length: 8 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Frankenstein is infused with some elements of the Gothic novel and the Romantic movement and is also considered to be one of the earliest examples of science fiction. Includes introduction and commentary by Mary Shelley. Required reading for any fan of science fiction and horror genres. A classic.

    Price: CDN$ 31.27

    • Frankenstein, or The Modern Prometheus

    • Written by: Mary Shelley
    • Narrated by: Simon Templeman, Anthony Heald, Stefan Rudnicki
    • Length: 8 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Dr. Victor Frankenstein, an ambitious young scientist, is consumed by a fanatic desire to create a living being. He fashions an eight-foot-tall creature and succeeds in animating him, but, horrified by his visage, perceives his creation to be a monster and frightens him away. The monster, wandering in search of human companionship, is spurned and repulsed by all he approaches and learns to hate and to kill.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Original 1818 text, Preface, and the 4 Letters!

    • By Anonymous User on 2018-01-23

    Price: CDN$ 31.27

    • Mary Shelley's Frankenstein

    • Written by: Mary Shelley
    • Narrated by: Cori Samuel
    • Length: 7 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Frankenstein is a novel written by English author Mary Shelley about eccentric scientist Victor Frankenstein, who creates a grotesque creature in an unorthodox scientific experiment. Shelley started writing the story when she was 18, and the novel was published when she was 20. The first edition was published anonymously in London in 1818. Shelley's name appears on the second edition, published in France in 1823.

    Price: CDN$ 26.81

    • Frankenstein, Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, Time Machine, War of the Worlds: Plus Bonus Books

    • Written by: Mary Shelley, H. G. Wells, Robert Louis Stevenson, and others
    • Narrated by: Korey Samuel, Mark Neilson, Christine Hughes, and others
    • Length: 35 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In this program, you will receive unabridged recordings.

    Price: CDN$ 39.63

    • The Last Man

    • Written by: Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
    • Narrated by: Matt Bates, Anna Bentinck
    • Length: 19 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The Last Man is Mary Shelley's apocalyptic fantasy of the end of human civilisation. Set in the late 21st century, the novel unfolds a sombre and pessimistic vision of mankind confronting inevitable destruction. Interwoven with her futuristic theme, Mary Shelley incorporates idealised portraits of Shelley and Byron, yet rejects Romanticism and its faith in art and nature.

    Price: CDN$ 29.64

    • The Last Man

    • Written by: Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
    • Narrated by: Barnaby Edwards
    • Length: 22 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The Last Man is Mary Shelley's apocalyptic fantasy of the end of human civilisation. Set in the late twenty-first century, the novel unfolds a sombre and pessimistic vision of mankind confronting inevitable destruction. Interwoven with her futuristic theme, Mary Shelley incorporates idealised portraits of Shelley and Byron, yet rejects Romanticism and its faith in art and nature.

    Price: CDN$ 35.52

    • Frankenstein

    • Written by: Mary Shelley
    • Narrated by: Kenneth Branagh
    • Length: 3 hrs and 1 min
    • Abridged
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    One of the greatest horror stories ever written, Frankenstein comes to spellbinding life once again in this tour-de-force performance by the acclaimed director and star of Henry V, Dead Again, and Much Ado About Nothing. The definitive recording of one of the most haunting tales of all time, Kenneth Branagh's performance of Frankenstein is a true audio classic.

    Price: CDN$ 18.74

    • Frankenstein

    • The Modern Prometheus
    • Written by: Mary Shelley
    • Narrated by: Chris Hendrie
    • Length: 7 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In the summer of 1816, Lord Byron and Percy Bysshe Shelley - the two great poets of their age - and a lovely 17-year-old named Mary Shelley were partying and reading ghost stories on the shores of Lake Geneva. They dared each other to come up with the scariest story. Young Mary was the only one to rise to the challenge, and she gave birth to the entire horror and science fiction genres by crafting a brilliant and chilling account of what it means to be human, what responsibilities we have to each other, and how far we can go in tampering with nature.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Terrible reading

    • By Gteeter on 2018-06-27

    Price: CDN$ 25.00

    • The Femme Fatales of Horror

    • Written by: Mary Shelley, Elizabeth Shelley, Edith Nesbit
    • Narrated by: Richard Mitchley, Ghizela Rowe
    • Length: 3 hrs and 21 mins
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    This volume proves that the assertion that women are the gentler sex is frequently an unfounded and unlikely description. From the minds and pens of some of the best female writers of the last century comes a series of macabre, twisted tales that are anything but gentle. But as they weave their magic - usually black - and entrance you with their narratives you just know that “sugar and spice and everything nice” are not likely to be what all girls really are made of - and certainly not these femme fatales....

    Price: CDN$ 10.92

    • Frankenstein

    • Written by: Mary Shelley
    • Narrated by: Daniel Philpott, Chris Larkin, Jonathan Oliver, and others
    • Length: 9 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Mary Shelley’s poignant exploration of the true depths of human ambition has had a profound effect on readers since its conception in 1816. When scientist Victor Frankenstein forms a creature from the body parts of corpses, thus shattering the perceived limits of scientific understanding, the consequences are devastating.

    Price: CDN$ 31.27

    • Classic Radio Sci-Fi: BBC Drama Collection

    • Five BBC radio full-cast dramatisations
    • Written by: H G Wells, Stanislaw Lem, Karel Čapek, and others
    • Narrated by: William Gaunt, full cast, Robert Glenister, and others
    • Length: 9 hrs and 45 mins
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    Five seminal science fiction classics are brought vividly to life in these gripping BBC Radio dramatisations, with casts including Robert Glenister, William Gaunt, Carleton Hobbs and Joanne Froggatt. Titles include Frankenstein (1994), The Time Machine (2009), The Lost World (1975), R.U.R. (1989) and Solaris (2007). Accompanying this collection is a bonus PDF file featuring extensive sleeve notes by Andrew Pixley.

    Price: CDN$ 27.32

    • Classic Thrillers

    • Bram Stoker's Dracula and Mary Shelley's Frankenstein
    • Written by: Bram Stoker, Mary Shelley
    • Narrated by: Brian Cox, Heathcote Williams, Full Cast
    • Length: 6 hrs and 34 mins
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    For a century Bram Stoker's Dracula has reigned supreme as the undisputed masterpiece of horror writing. We have all grown up under the shadow of the elegant Count, at once an attractive, brutal and erotic creature of the night. The gothic tale of Frankenstein and his construction of a human being which runs amok, has, with the help of numerous films, become one of the most vivid horror stories.

    Price: CDN$ 27.42

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