Listen to them, my creatures of the night, what beautiful music they make”-Dracula
you can see where inspiration came from this, but it was less homage and more a “Hold my beer” moment, as Bram Stoker showcased he could do it better.
This book is still relevant
Welcome to Kageoween, the optimum fright fest of 2018 and something I would like to do once a year. To start things off, we have Frankenstein by Mary Shelly. This book is celebrating its bicentennial this year, so I couldn’t think of anything more appropriate to kick start the season of evil.
Most the stories are excellent, but Audrey’s is where i’m perplexed by its consideration for inclusion.
What can be added to a book that is over 50 years old? What new insight, Easter eggs, subtext or discussion could matter? Very little, I would presume, so I’m just going to go over the book and give my opinion on what I took away and if it is worth the time to read.