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Mary Shelley’s Trip to Geneva

Today marks the first of an ongoing series on the Kirkus Reviews blog that will focus on the history and roots of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror literature!

To kick off the new column, I’m starting off with Mary Shelley and her novel Frankenstein, which seems like a fitting place to begin talking about genre history.

Click on over and read A Meeting in Geneva: The Birth of Frankensteins over at the Kirkus Reviews blog!

About Andrew Liptak (180 Articles)
Andrew Liptak is a freelance writer and historian from Vermont. He is a 2014 graduate of the Launch Pad Astronomy Workshop, and has written for such places as Armchair General, io9, Kirkus Reviews, Lightspeed Magazine, and others. His first book, War Stories: New Military Science Fiction is now out from Apex Publications, and his next, The Future Machine: The Writers, Editors and Readers who Build Science Fiction is forthcoming from Jurassic London in 2015. He can be found over at and at @AndrewLiptak on Twitter.
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