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Frankenstein David E. Calkins
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Size: 6" x 9"
Binding: Perfect Bound
ISBN: 9781633181854
Victor Frankenstein leaves home to pursue the study of natural philosophy. After years of study, he creates a creature from lifeless tissue and gives it the essence of life. As the creature achieves consciousness, Victor is horrified and abandons his monstrosity. Left to its own devices, the creature learns about mankind and then proceeds to extract a horrible revenge upon its creator. Playwright David Calkins stays true to Mary Shelley's novel in this stage adaptation. He maintains Shelley's key themes of scientific, social, and personal responsibilities as well as questions of what constitutes the soul. The encounters between creator and creation are as gripping and timeless as t ...
The Tender Leaves of Hope David E. Calkins
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Size: 6" x 9"
Binding: Perfect Bound
ISBN: 9781633181366
Brian Hix was an ordinary family man until the day he discovered he has the power to heal others with his touch. Excited by the wonderful possibilities he imagines lie ahead, he embarks on a path to exercise his gift, healing the sick and injured. This ability to benefit mankind becomes the new driving force in his life. Through his journey to find his proper role, he soon discovers his gift has unanticipated consequences for himself, his family, his neighbors, and the world. Author David Calkins provides a thought-provoking picture of the consequences of such a gift as he creates a realistic portrait of a man and a society faced with a new hope. The reader will ponder the many phil ...