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Frankenstein, pg. 59

I’m beyond grateful for moments like these: extra time before class spent reading in the rising sun, serenaded by birdsong.


The Sorrows of Young Werther

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe was only 24 years of age when he wrote and published the autobiographical and highly emotive work, The Sorrows of Young Werther… 544 more words

The Art Of Narrative

Literary Gifts! Part 2

It’s that time again to be the best gift giver ever. Last month, Editor Sandy  talked about some amazing gifts to give your best bud who is so far gone in the literary world, they are mentally trapped in the pages of their favorite book (or books!).   59 more words


Calgary-born Tyler MacIntyre provides chills and laughs with updated Frankenstein tale, Patchwork

There is a relatively epic scene of dark comedy and violence in Tyler MacIntyre’s horror film Patchwork that almost didn’t happen.

It takes place at a frat house in Los Angeles. 994 more words


A Choice of Evils: How Roger Zelazny Created a Heroic Jack the Ripper

In 1888 a killer stalked the streets of London’s Whitechapel district, brutally and ritualistically murdering women. The killer, dubbed Jack the Ripper, captured lurid headlines and the imagination of the public. 808 more words

Book Review


I have now read Frankenstein. I’ve never had the impetus to read it before; I never studied Gothic literature, and it’s just never been bumped up the to-be-read list. 1,180 more words