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Book Review: Frankenstein by Mary Shelley

I bought this classic from a book sale last year. As a writer, you learn a lot from this book. Also, as this genre has come a long way since the early 19th century, and as we are often subjected to modern-age movies, novels or series that have much gory, gothic and horrifying stories than Frankenstein one might not be able to appreciate it entirely. 897 more words

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O.H.M.A.D. Day 18: Revenge of Frankenstein (1958)

The evil Dr. Victor von Frankenstein is back, and up to more nefarious deeds in this Hammer sequel to Curse of Frankenstein.  Having somehow gotten a lookalike Priest to die in his place during his execution at the end of the first film, Frankenstein has set up a new practice in Carlsbuck under the unassuming name of Dr. 360 more words


Frankenstein - The Play #Review

A horrifically honest play that highlights the real struggles of the mind and heart. 

Writer:  Nick Dear
Director: Danny Boyle
Cast: Benedict Cumberbatch, Jonny Lee Miller & others… 797 more words

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My Second Franken-Date was with The Mammoth Book of Frankenstein & It was Surprisingly Good for an Anthology!

Words that I Learned:

Words that I Loved:

Nautch (girls) as in dancing (girls)

Attar (of roses) as in perfume (of roses)

Words that Stayed with Me: 273 more words

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Mary Shelley's Frankenstein is just the First Stopover in Frankentown and What I Thought Of It

A quote that stayed with me:

“If I have no ties and no affections, hatred and vice must be my portion; the love of another will destroy the cause of my crimes, and I shall become a thing, of whose existence everyone will be  236 more words

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Some words that I learned:

Some thoughts that formed while reading:

The author uses a clever device to keep from providing her readers the recipe to making their own monsters: 533 more words


30th August - On This Day In History


1797 Mary Shelly (author of Frankenstein) 


2003 Charles Bronson (actor)

On This Day:

1933 Five independent airlines come together to form Air France… 15 more words