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It started with a comic. A whole bag of them, in fact. I was 8 or 9 years old and a friend passed on a heap of back numbers so that, instead reading one issue and having to wait a week for the next, I could feast.
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Can she be more than a mistress?
With a tarnished reputation, Mercy Lyndhurst expected to become the Earl of Rochford’s mistress, not his wife. Immediately abandoned by her husband after their wedding, Mercy transformed herself from commoner to countess, vowing to protect the lands and people her husband was forced to leave.
Shelley, Mary. “Frankenstein.” Penguin Popular Classics; 1994.
Whenever I heard “Frankenstein,” I immediately thought of the movie version of the story. The only movie I’ve seen, supposedly, based on the book is “Young Frankenstein.” The film presents some elements of the story in a most engaging fashion, but I am not sure I can say it really did justice to Mary Shelley’s “Frankenstein.” I heard that the book is so much better than a film version. 554 more words