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ImperfectCJ
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My class is working on rough drafts of their mystery stories, so in between answering questions, I can catch up on my re-read of the course text. It's always amusing to me how many tiny details I remember and how many big plot points I forget.

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lil1inblue
Frankissstein: A Love Story | Jeanette Winterson
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“They never say, I love you with all my kidneys. I love you with my liver. They never say, my gall bladder is yours and yours alone. No one says, she broke my appendix.”
― Jeanette Winterson, Frankissstein: A Love Story

#luckyinlove #kiss #frankissstein #jeanettewinterson

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AroundTheBookWorld
Frankenstein: ; Or, The Modern Prometheus | Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
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HeatherBookNerd
Frankissstein: A Love Story | Jeanette Winterson
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Mehso-so

I have mixed feelings. The story is imaginative and compelling. There are two storylines, one following Mary Shelley writing Frankenstein, and a parallel thread set in the future. I loved the part about Mary Shelley, and wish the entire book had been written about her. The other thread was less successful. I found the treatment of a transgender character and female characters in that storyline were problematic.

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IndoorDame
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Pickpick

I loved this! A YA biography, at times stretching the line into historical fiction, told in free verse, printed over full page black and white watercolor illustrations. It‘s moody, evocative, and emotional. It does a great job of capturing the often overlooked fact that the woman who wrote the masterpiece we still regard was the same age as the target audience for this book, and shows what her life was and where that masterpiece originated .

Kenyazero Wow! This book sounds like it has a lot to offer! 😮 7mo
dabbe #stacked! 🖤💙🖤 7mo
IndoorDame @dabbe 💜🖤💜 7mo
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eeclayton
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Pickpick

I've always known that Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley was amazing, but now I admire her even more. This no-nonsense biography may be a little dry in its style, but it is very well researched and attempts to separate fact from rumour. It describes Mary's strength and how she was able to deal with the many tragedies life dealt her, explains the seeming controversies behind her attitudes, and draws the portrait of an exceptional figure. Great read.

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Addison_Reads
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Pickpick

Amazing! 🤩

I can't sing enough praise about this book. It is written in free verse with gorgeous illustrations on every page. The way the words and the graphics come together are flawless.

I borrowed this from my library, but I will definitely buy myself a copy for my shelves.

#NonfictionNovember

StillLookingForCarmenSanDiego This book is gorgeous. 8mo
JenniferEgnor I loved this one! It was so beautiful. 8mo
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AroundTheBookWorld
Frankenstein: ; Or, The Modern Prometheus | Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
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Frankenstein tells the story of gifted scientist Victor Frankenstein who succeeds in giving life to a being of his own creation. However, this is not the perfect specimen he imagines that it will be, but rather a hideous creature who is rejected by Victor and mankind in general.
#Frankenstein #MaryShelley #book #books #epicreads #bookend #bookends #Classics #Horror #Fiction #ScienceFiction #Gothic #Fantasy #School #Literature #Novels #Halloween 🧟

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BC_Dittemore
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There are parts of Frankenstein I wish were written differently; it‘s apparent that Shelley was an inexperienced writer. But the mythology, parable, metaphor she created is superb and still holds up after 205 years.

The text of this annotated version follows the 1818 edition with the 1832 edits, along with other drafts, within the annotations. Klinger does a fantastic job covering all the bases including popular culture, academia, and much more.

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kspenmoll
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Excited to start my day with this novel about Mary Wollstonecraft and her daughter, Mary Shelley. #TBR #historicalfiction #cofffeeandbooks
I have read & studied both women‘s works and am fascinated with their courage to publish their ideas that were way beyond the thinking of the times they lived in. Both actively read today. #20in4 #readathon

Suet624 I love all the colors! So joyful. 9mo
Librarybelle Oh! Anxious to hear what you think! 9mo
Mollyanna I‘m looking forward to your thoughts on this one too. 9mo
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kspenmoll @Suet624 thanks Sue! I love the book‘s cover art. 9mo
kspenmoll @Librarybelle @Mollyanna I will definitely write a book report. & tag you both! (edited) 9mo
Andrew65 Looks a good choice. 9mo
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