Excerpt I from Mary Shelley's "Frankenstein"
The Apple Seed - Radio Archive, Episode 435 , Segment 4
Episode: May Stories
- May 12, 2016 6:00 pm
- 9:58 mins
In an episode devoted to spring and new life, Frankenstein might seem like an odd choice. However, Mary Shelley's horror classic is also a story of a doctor who meticulously looks at how things grow, the relationship between creator and creation, and ultimately, of family and relationships. In this scene, "the wretch" (as Frankenstein's monster is referred to in the original tome) comes to life to the horror of its master.