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IGCSE English Lit: Final Readings in Frankenstein

At last, we come to the end of our first literary journey.

Our final readings in Frankenstein will comprise the last few chapters in Volume 3. 93 more words

Literary Analysis

Mary Shelly's Frankenstein.

This is one of my favourite books, I read it a couple of years ago and seems quite relevant to my work at the moment. I find the story of the creation of the novel just as interesting. 813 more words


"as a dream"

The whole series of my life appeared to me as a dream; I sometimes doubted if indeed it were all true, for it never presented itself to my mind with the force of reality.

Frankenstein, Mary Shelley

For Pleasure or Production: My Unproduced Audio Drama Scripts Made Available

It turns out I have four audio drama scripts that have never been produced for one reason or another. Rather than let them fester and wither and fade and gently whimper in my laptop, I decide to introduce them to world. 76 more words

Audio Drama

All I want for Christmas (is a sack load of bookish booty)

The most wonderful time of the year is just around the corner and I am already feeling festive. One of my favourite pre-Christmas activities is searching the internet for the book-themed gifts I would love to find wrapped under the tree, addressed to me. 266 more words


The Book, The Trend and The Wardrobe

As Sir Paul Smith said in an inspirational speech at 2013’s Vogue Festival, “You can find inspiration in everything; if you can’t you’re not looking properly.”  For this majorly successful English fashion designer this inspiration comes in the form of decorative wallpapers, abstractly-structured furniture and the Chelsea Flower Show.   1,248 more words

Bram Stoker

in which i visit an imagined place

My first night in Geneva, I was lying in a stranger’s bedroom, reading Mary Shelley on my phone, and hovering on the edges of a panic attack. 901 more words