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Mary Shelley Makes a Monster (Conversation Pieces Book 70)

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All our monsters are mirrors. And when Mary Shelley’s monster—built from her life rather than her pen, born out of biography instead of blood—outlives its mother, that monster goes looking for a substitute. But all the monster really knows of women is that women write, and so the search for a replacement takes it first to Katherine Mansfield, and then to other women who kn ...more
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Published October 11th 2019 by Aqueduct Press
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Weird, reflective poetry novella that looks at Mary's monster from the monster's POV, through time. Occasionally sensual, occasionally a touch queer, the metaphor will have you alternately laughing and turning up your nose, but the emotional impact is significant. Well worth a read (and it's a quick read, too). ...more
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