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Frankenstein by Mary ShelleyRead about another novel on the list.
The heavenly and the hellish aspects of the Alps both feature. First of all the poor, lonely monster learns to be human from observing a family living a simple and virtuous life in the mountains. Then, rejected by mankind, he becomes a predatory killer, haunting the slopes of Mont Blanc.
Frankenstein also appears on Andrew Crumey's top ten list of novels that predicted the future.