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20 Awesome Horror Reads for October

By Matt Heckler Sep 3, 2013

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Frankenstein by Mary Shelley

Mary Shelley was arguably the first female science fiction writer, and her novel is one of the most influential ever written in any genre. Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus, is a classic story that just about everybody knows: Victor Frankenstein creates a rather grotesque man in a science experiment, effectively playing god himself. Naturally, the results are less than awesome for Dr. Frankenstein.

Scare Factor: 2 - More sad than genuinely scary, but a brilliantly told story nonetheless.

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Matt Heckler

Matt Heckler is a writer, book critic, musician, movie nerd, sci-fi aficionado, and awesome beard haver from Chicago. When he isn't writing for The MindHut, he is drinking tasty beverages and working on his first novel. Follow him on Twitter @androiddreamer!

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