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Frankenstein: Based on the Novel by Mary Shelley (Faber Drama) Slowly I learnt the ways of humans how to ruin, how to hate, how to debase, how to humiliate And at the feet of my master I learnt the highest of human skills, the skill no other creature owns I finally learnt how to lieChildlike in his innocence but grotesque in form, Frankenstein s bewildered creature is cast out into a hostile universe by his horror struck maker Meeting with cruelty wherever he goes, the friendless Creature, increasingly desperate and vengeful, determines to track down his creator and strike a terrifying dealUrgent concerns of scientific responsibility, parental neglect, cognitive development and the nature of good and evil are embedded within this thrilling and deeply disturbing classic gothic taleMary Shelley s Frankenstein, adapted for the stage by Nick Dear, premiered at the National Theatre, London, in February

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  • 96 pages
  • Frankenstein: Based on the Novel by Mary Shelley (Faber Drama)
  • Nick Dear
  • English
  • 19 May 2019
  • 0571277217

About the Author: Nick Dear

Nick Dear s plays include Lunch in Venice, Power, The Villains Opera, Zenobia, In the Ruins, Food of Love, The Art of Success, Pure Science, and Temptation His adaptations include Summerfolk after Gorky Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme after Molire The Last Days of Don Juan after Tirso de Molina His screenplays include Persuasion, The Turn of the Screw, Cinderella, The Gambler, Byron, Eroica and Agatha Christie s Poirot He has also written extensively for BBC Radio, beginning with his first play, Matter Permitted 1980.