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Free Prison Search | Arrest Search | Inmate Search - Nationwide Arrest Search

Nationwide Arrest Search is a Free Prison Search, Arrest Search and Inmate Locator service to find and Locate Inmates and track Arrest Records & Arrest Warrants.

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Free Arrest Warrant Search | Search Arrest Records | Prison Finder

Find an Inmate who has been imprisoned in the United States. The Inmate Search tool helps find an inmate placed in any prison or jail in United States.

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Free Prison Search | Arrest Search | Inmate Search - Nationwide Arrest Search

Nationwide Arrest Search is a Free Prison Search, Arrest Search and Inmate Locator service to find and Locate Inmates and track Arrest Records & Arrest Warrants.

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review SPOILER ALERT! 2017-01-21 09:04
An Account of What Happened on My Two Recent Frankendates and an Update on the status of Project Frankenstein

 

 

 

Frankendate #1

 

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This Frankenmonster hailed from Switzerland, just as Mary Shelley had said he would. He was shy and reticent about the horrors he had seen.
 
Part of the series, The Department 19, by Will Hill, this novella is a “file” from the department. It fills in some gaps from the time Frankenmonster left to die and then didn’t, ending up in North America, instead!
 
I liked that the novella was fast paced without rushing the reader and how it told us more about a character that most readers of the series have already met and liked.


Frankendate #2

 

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This Frankenmonster did not play a huge part in the story and was German! What’s more, he was betrayed by the “protagonist”, just as the original one had been.
This one, too, was part of a series, Pax Britannia by Jonathan Green, but I hadn’t read any of the other books.
 
When it comes to what I thought about the book, oh boy, where do I even begin!
 
  1. Riddled with cliches
  2. Female characters scantily dressed, supposed to be spies but so incompetent that only the hero could rally them into a functional team
  3. Non-stop action makes you think you’re watching a movie rather than reading a book
  4. Predictable storyline
  5. Severe need of editing/proofreading

and so on…I mean, imagine what it would take to make a book with monsters, time travel, and steampunk elements fail this miserably for me!



One thing useful that I did come across because of this book:

Vitruvian Frankenstein.jpgThe Vitruvian Frankenmonster aka My Current Wallpaper

 

Status of Project Frankenstein

 

  1. Parent Material: Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
  2. Others’ Take: The Mammoth Book of Frankenstein by Stephen Jones
  3. Historical Retakes: Anno Frankenstein by Jonathan Green
  4. Genre Spins: Steampunk: Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein by Zdenko Basic
  5. Young Adult Forays: Dr. Frankenstein’s Daughters by Suzanne Weyn
  6. Sci-Fi Pastiche: Prodigal Son by Dean Koontz
  7. Philosophical Entree: Frankenstein and Philosophy by Nicholas Michaud
  8. Series Picker-Uppers: The Second Birth of Frankenstein by Will Hill
  9. Prequels: This Dark Endeavor by Kenneth Oppel
  10. Precipitating Conditions: The Lady and Her Monsters by Roseanne Montillo
  11. Character Spotlight: My Frankenstein by Michael J. Lee
  12. Technological Difficulties: Frankenstein’s Cat by Emily Anthes
  13. Changed Perspectives: Frankenstein’s Monster by Susan Heyboer O’Keefe
  14. Graphic Detail: Monster Of Frankenstein by Dick Briefer, David Jacobs, Alicia Jo Rabins Edwards
After being really disappointed by #7 on the list, which I am struggling to finish, I chanced upon #10. Let me tell you, it is amazing and I suspect that I will be done with it in no time!

 

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