Monday, July 11, 2011
Frankenstein read by Caden Vaughn Clegg
The only thing to compare with writing your own novel is reading or hearing one of your old favorites. Mary Shelley's Frankenstein has long been one of my favorite novels. The passion and tragedy have always been moving to me. Naturally when I learned about librivox, I went first to Frankenstein to hear the old favorite read for me in an audio book. I had planned to take the file with me on a motorcycle ride and actually did, but I was disappointed to discover that the chapters were read by different volunteers, and though some of them performed excellent readings, the loss in continuity was, I felt, confusing and an unfair rendering of this fine classic.
So I took it upon myself to correct this, and the result may be heard at: