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Lessons in Life and Love. By Frankenstein

“Today nearly everybody knows – or thinks they know – the tale of Frankenstein: an unhinged visionary doctor who makes the crude shape of a man from grave-robbed body parts and brings it to life, only to reject his grisly creation and so incite it to seek his destruction. 1,190 more words

Fiction

Lazarus Rising

I stand upon a mountain overlooking Castle Poenari.  I’ve been following my father’s caravan for the past several months, watching and waiting for the right time. 5,332 more words

Fantasy

Interview: Social Science Talks Science Fiction

Matthew Campbell (MC) is a PhD student at Aberysywyth University’s Department of International Politics, where he researches Global Health Security. A well-rounded geek, Matthew is one half of the team that runs ‘Social Science Talks Science Fiction’, a podcast mixing politics with pop-culture. 22 more words

HumanRights

Interview: Social Science Talks Science Fiction

Matthew Campbell (MC) is a PhD student at Aberysywyth University’s Department of International Politics, where he researches Global Health Security. A well-rounded geek, Matthew is one half of the team that runs… 2,600 more words

International Relations

Review ... Frankenstein

Title: Frankenstein

Author: Mary Shelley

Genre: Fiction, Horror, Science Fiction, Classics

Version: Puffin Classics

Pages: 271

Rating: 

“Curiosity, earnest research to learn the hidden laws of nature, gladness akin to rapture, as they were unfolded to me, are among the earliest sensations I can remember.” (42) 1,287 more words

Reviews

Taking a peek at Peake

There are many parallels between the hero of my last blog, George Orwell, and Mervyn Peake the least of them being that I had the privilege of working on their original papers and manuscripts… 1,167 more words

Past

Ignorance is Bliss? Seemingly...

I find the phrase “ignorance is bliss” almost ironic. I mean, we’ve all heard that phrase before. “Ignorance is bliss.” But, isn’t it? Isn’t it, well, easier to simply live life without knowing the potential consequences? 2,045 more words

Literature