Financial Times - Weekend

Jeanette Winterson’s Frankisstein reimagines Mary Shelley’s classic tale in a truely unique way. Nineteenth-century characters are juxtaposed with their twenty-first century counterparts, including Ry Shelley, a transgender doctor formerly known as Mary and Ron Lord is a sex-obsessed millionaire who is only able to maintain a relationship with an animatronic sex doll. Both writers asking the same question in their respective industrial and digital age, ‘What is real life these days?’

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