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Frankenstein by Mary Shelley: Book Review

Surprisingly, I really did enjoy reading Frankenstein. Although it was hard to get into, slowly, I managed to build relationships with the characters and began to understand the narrative structure a lot more. 289 more words


WWW and a Case of the Sequels

WWW Wednesday is a book meme run by Taking on a World of Words.

Each week we’re asked three questions –


acquirement of knowledge

How dangerous is the acquirement of knowledge and how much happier that man is who believes his native town to be the world, than he who aspires to be greater than his nature will allow.

~ Mary Shelley, Frankenstein


I think and talk a lot about politics, as you all well know.

Even though I am technically taking a break from talking so much… 545 more words


Link: Review: 'Monsters of the Villa Diodati' at Creative Cauldron - DCMetroTheaterArts

“In the second installment of Creative Cauldron’s initiative, “Bold New Works for Intimate Stages”, the ingenious duo of Matt Conner and Stephen Gregory Smith has turned out a mesmerizing new musical, Monsters of the Villa Diodati. 43 more words

[Shopping for the Bookworm] Literary Lovers #3: Mary Shelley and Percy Bysshe Shelley

In anticipation of Saint Valentine’s Day, we are sharing a few wee love-themed shopping guides.

Some legendary literary love affairs were more successful than others, but who are we to judge? 36 more words