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FILM REVIEW: Mary Shelley

Mary Shelley (2018) is not the story of Mary Shelley’s life, despite the title. Her life was one long gothic nightmare. She endured untold grief, beginning with her mother (famous proto-feminist Mary Wollstonecraft) who died giving birth to her. She then outlived as a young adult, in a relatively short period time, her half-sister Fanny,

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BOOK REVIEW: Anno Dracula – One Thousand Monsters by Kim Newman

Book five of the much-lorded Anno Dracula series from Kim Newman and published by Titan books   Short review: More Gothic and Victorian literary intertextuality that you can shake a wooden stake at. Slicker than a tanto blade after seppuku with Nipponese references. Rich character driven plot, only faintly marred with staccato transitions into action

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