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Frankenstein | FBS3

Hello and welcome to my 3rd Favourite Books post! I said in my first one that the books I post about will be a mix of old and new, and this is definitely an oldie – Mary Shelley originally published  430 more words


Mary Shelley

Kiss me as you make believe“Solitude was my only consolation—deep, dark, deathlike solitude. —  Mary Shelley, Frankenstein. (Lackington, Hughes, Harding, Mavor & Jones, 1818)



For Thomas Z., to whom I owe a philosophical entry

First thing in Mainz was to join my philosopher friend, Michael, over a bottle of Spätburgunder, the delicious red wine you can only find in southwestern Germany, and hear about his recent forays into transhumanism. 1,058 more words


Brevissimo invito alla lettura: "Frankenstein, o il moderno Prometeo" di Mary Shelley

È sempre colpa dei genitori.

Questa è la storia di un padre che rigetta il figlio, di un uomo che divenuto Dio, un Dio ingiusto, crea Adamo e lo lascia solo. 123 more words


Vicious: A Modern Frankenstein?

• Starting out, I really have no idea what this book is about. That’s kind of refreshing, and I’m sure it will be a wonderful surprise! 609 more words


Read a Goddamn Book: Classics

It’s not uncommon to equate “classics” with “really old, really boring books.”

I mean, I work at a bookstore and right now it’s summer reading season. 1,263 more words


INTERVIEW: Q&A with Scott McArdle | The Gothics - Frankenstein

Scott McArdle and his colleagues Tim Brain and John King had a dream…or was it a nightmare? That nightmare is now alive…it’s alive…IT’S ALIVE!!!! *ahem*  1,148 more words