Snap happy at Hay!
‘Twas the night before Hay… This year I will join the throng of Hay-goers heading for Britain’s most famous book festival – an event famously described by Bill Clinton as “The Woodstock of the mind”!
I have completed the first week of my free online course, How to Read a Novel, and I’m relieved to report that I’m making good progress.
This week we look at books read and reviewed, discover what’s been happening with the Persephone Readathon and highlight fascinating literary features from across the Internet.
Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley is remembered above all for creating a monster – the grotesque but perceptive creature from her 1818 novel, Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus.