"Frankenstein" Turns 200

It all began with a ghost-story contest, a parlour-game, a serious young woman of eighteen years old who had run away with her boyfriend, and some very stimulating company—and a thunderstorm which kept them indoors...

Happy New Year, everyone! On this day 200 years ago, Mary Shelley's now-infamous novel, Frankenstein; or, the Modern Prometheus, is released...

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In honor of all things Frankenstein on this incredibly cold winter day, I'm going to bundle up and finally dive into my new copy of Frankenstein: The First Two Hundred Years, by Christopher Frayling. I can't wait to kick back and do nothing but read today!

Happy Birthday, Frank!!


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