My Name Was Never Frankenstein And Other Classic Adventure Tales Remixed

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January 2019


You know the names and the stories, but you've never seen them like this before!My Name Was Never Frankenstein: And Other Classic Adventure Tales Reanimated brings your favorite characters back to life in new and exciting escapades. In this inventive collection, a stellar cast of writers uses classic adventure tales as a jumping-off point for original and often magical journeys. This eclectic mix of tales features prequels, alternate universes, spin-offs, and total reboots. Imagine Ahab is shipwrecked on an island of cannibals, or Mr. Hyde tells his side of the story, or the scarecrow from Oz struggles with the mystery of his existence. By turns wry and haunting, My Name was Never Frankensteinupends old territory and classic characters, to reclaim them for a new generation.


This book is from Indiana University Press in Spring 2018.