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Month: August 2012

Rappacini’s daughter [essay] by

This week’s essay for my Coursera Course got a 5. W00t Beatrice, Beatrice, let down your hair. Giovanni is not…

The Island of Doctor Moreau by

Read/Download for free from The University of Adelaide Read for Coursera Sci-Fi course & for RIP VII After his death…

A woman of the Iron people by

Lixia has just landed on an alien planet. Humanity have come exploring the stars, with high-minded ideals, and rules about…

Rappaccini’s Daughter by

Giovanni moves to a new city, and finds that his apartment overlooks an enclosed garden where beautiful flowers grow. And…

The Birthmark by

This is the story of a scientist who falls in love and marries. But his wife, although beautiful, has a…

Frankenstein [essay] by

Like an eejit I missed my deadline for my Coursera yoke today. I had a rough draft written at lunch…

Frankenstein by

Just as with Dracula most of us are familiar with the story of Frankenstein and his creation, even if popular…

Dracula [essay] by

I almost forgot to post my Coursera essay on Dracula but y’all are in luck, because I have remembered: Fear…

Significant Dust by

Vanessa works in a roadhouse in an isolated part of Australia. When we first meet her we don’t know why…

Dracula by

I read this for the Coursera online course, I’ll post the short essay I wrote for the course in a…

Alice in Wonderland & Through the looking glass by

This week’s essay for my online course is on Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland & Through the looking glass : “One…

Grimm’s Household Tales by

The first assignment for the Fantasy & Science Fiction course I’m doing was on The Grimm Brothers’ Household Tales. For…

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