All Too H.G. Wells (Mary Shelley’s Version)

In 1816, I started “Frankenstein” in that draughty old house.
And people still have it on their bookshelves, even now.

Richard Rothwell, CC BY-SA 3.0 <https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0>, via Wikimedia Commons. Red scarf emoji added.

“Few writers will equal his worldwide impact on letters. With Jules Verne and the publisher Hugo Gernsback, he invented the genre of science fiction.”

- Charles Johnson, discussing the legacy of H.G. Wells in The New York…

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Anna Pook is a writer and translator. Words in McSweeney’s, The Belladonna, Slackjaw, Little Old Lady and Litro Magazine. Twitter@annapook

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Anna Pook is a writer and translator. Words in McSweeney’s, The Belladonna, Slackjaw, Little Old Lady and Litro Magazine. Twitter@annapook

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