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Book Review: Frankenstein

Last but not least in the Back to the Classics challenge, today I finished reading Mary Shelley’s classic thriller, Frankenstein. Those of you who have been following along for a while will have read my review of… 527 more words



Dear Ana,

If you asked me to describe Frankenstein by Mary Shelley in two words, they’d be: Massive Disappointment. The novel is something of a cultural keystone, or at least a sci-fi keystone. 572 more words

Mary Shelley: 'Frankenstein' Quote

The quote found in the image is not directly from the book; it’s actually Kenneth Branagh’s paraphrase of a passage from chapter 17:

“Shall I respect man when he contemns me? 79 more words


Author: Mary Shelley
Genre: Fiction
Length: 280 pages

Plot: Victor Frankenstein created a grotesque, animated creature from dead bodies. The eccentric scientist then spent the remaining days of his life undoing this mistake. 90 more words


Writing Prompt #3

You get to name and create your own Frankenstein monster. GO!

2015 TBR Pile Challenge

Since my TBR is growing steadily and I keep buying books without actually reading them this challenge is perfect for me! I have unread books on my shelves that I haven’t touched since getting them three to four years ago. 254 more words

Emma Donoghue

A Tweet from Mary Shelley

Veterans of Twitter will not be surprised to hear that Mary Shelley asked to follow me this morning. But those of you who don’t tweet may be startled, as I was. 84 more words

Mary Shelley