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Blogging Frankenstein [part 1]

“And when, on the morrow, she presented Elizabeth to me as her promised gift, I, with childish seriousness, interpreted her words literally and looked upon Elizabeth as mine—mine to protect, love, and cherish. 75 more words


My name is Lazarus

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. 5,460 more words


Lessons in Life and Love. By Dr 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. 1,196 more words


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


“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


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