Frankenstein in Baghdad: A Novel
Publish date: 2018-01-23
Publisher: Penguin Books , London
Pages no: 288
Edition language: English
“Because I'm made up of body parts of people from diverse backgrounds - ethnicities, tribes, races and social classes - I represent the impossible mix that never was achieved in the past. I'm the first true Iraqi citizen, he (the Whatsitsname) thinks.” I'm completely gobsmacked after finishing FRANK...
What drew me to this novel was the intriguing title. When I think of Frankenstein I am immediately drawn to the depiction of this "monster" in the writing of Mary Shelley. Was this grotesque creature someone who attracted our sympathy or loathing; the answer is probably both. Frankenstein in Baghdad...