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The Golem

I recently finished a book that had an interesting story about a Golem.

The book was in my estimation only a so so story but the subject is fascinating. 700 more words

Galesmind Fables

Frankenstein - Chapter 5

It was on a dreary night of November that I beheld the accomplishment of my toils. With an anxiety that almost amounted to agony, I collected the instruments of life around me, that I might infuse a spark of being into the lifeless thing that lay at my feet. 2,309 more words


Torture and Surveillance of the Gods: A Brilliant New Translation of 'Prometheus Bound'

“Few Gods or monsters in the teeming world of Greek mythology have ignited the Western imagination like Prometheus,” Joel Agee writes in the introduction to his new translation of… 708 more words


The Munsters TV of the 60's

Being from New England it seems all the monster stories we heard as kids all seemed to come from old N.E.’s past. I imagine it may have it’s roots in the original Puritans who brought the fear of fire, brimstone & … 210 more words


Frankenstein - Chapter 4

From this day natural philosophy, and particularly chemistry, in the most comprehensive sense of the term, became nearly my sole occupation. I read with ardour those works, so full of genius and discrimination, which modern inquirers have written on these subjects. 2,496 more words


ITW Must-Reads: Frankenstein

My goal is to eventually make my way through all of these must-read titles. These books have been around for so long and read by so many that another generic review from your average reader seems unnecessary. 444 more words


Let Me Put My Suggestions In You: The Dean Koontz Frankenstein Series

I think I have mentioned before that Dean Koontz has really grown on me as I have aged. As a younger teen I was scared of his novels much the way that I feared Stephen King stories. 1,016 more words