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Frankenstein in Baghdad: A Novel - Ahmed Saadawi
Frankenstein in Baghdad: A Novel
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780143128793 (0143128795)
ASIN: 0143128795
Publisher: Penguin Books , London
Pages no: 288
Edition language: English
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3.0 Hemingwayesque Style: "Frankenstein in Baghdad" by Ahmed Saadawi
Finished Ahmed Saadawi's "Frankenstein in Baghdad." It’s worth contrasting with Shelley's Frankenstein. Shelley writes about Frankenstein's misuse of Science, i.e., galvanism, in creating an ultimately vengeful Creature, existing primarily in a Romantic world of wild nature, the background of which ...
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"So it goes." rated it
“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...
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3.0 Original and thought provoking
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...
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