|Title:||Mary Modern: A Novel|
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|ePUB size:||1942 kb|
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|Publisher:||Three Rivres Press; Reprint edition (June 24, 2008)|
A modern, heartwarming twist on Mary Shelley's classic, this compelling debut novel weaves an old-fashioned love story with modern science and leaves us wanting more. Surrounded by four generations of clothes, photographs, furniture, and other remnants of past lives, they are strangely out of touch with the modern world - except in the basement, where Lucy works in the high-tech lab she inherited from her father.
A remarkable debut novel, Mary Modern turns an unflinching eye on the joyous, heartbreaking, and utterly unexpected consequences of human desire. They say never judge a book by its cover but I broke that rule when it came to Mary Modern. I was studying at the library when I looked up and noticed this book on the shelf. I thought the cover was very pretty and the title was intriguing.
A frank and funny family drama questioning parental anxieties and life after fifty, Jumpy by April De Angelis premiered at the Royal Court Theatre, London, in October 2011.
by Camille Deangelis.
Read "Mary Modern A Novel" by Camille DeAngelis with Rakuten Kobo. A remarkable debut novel, Mary Modern turns an unflinching eye on the joyous, heartbreaking, and utterly unexpected consequences of human desire.
Once Mary is "born" the book became much more interesting. I loved that the house had secret passages and all the old things that were left behind by the ancestors. I actually did not predict some of the twists that were revealed near the end of the book, though others who read this before me said it was predicable. I did not care for the political bits and all the discussion in the beginning about the science of cloning, but this was otherwise a pretty good book that I couldn't put down once it finally caught my interest. see all 2 descriptions).
Immaculate Heart: A Novel. Once acclimated, the modern Mary yearns for her lover from another time and asks Lucy to clone him, too. This compelling and horrific debut novel applies modern science to Shelley's Frankenstein, revealing again the awful truth about the relationship of creator to creation. Lucy's story of love and ambition will appeal not only to fans of gothic romance but also to book groups, whose discussions of bioethics, social responsibility, personal freedom, and the biological nature of memory will last into the wee hours.
Mary Modern" by author Camille DeAngelis is such a novel. Her main character is Lucy Morgan. However, all of those issues were secondary within the novel
Mary Modern Audiobook Written By Camille Deangelis. Surrounded by four generations of clothes, photographs, furniture, and other remnants of past lives, they are strangely out of touch with the modern worldexcept in the basement, where Lucy works in the high-tech lab she inherited from her father. Frustrated by her unsuccessful attempts to win tenure and bear a child, she takes drastic measures to achieve both: She uses a bloodstained scrap of apron found in the attic to successfully clone her grandmother. Naturally, Lucy is hoping for a baby. Instead, she brings to life 22-year-old Mary.
What an inventive and testing book: Mary Modern may be the strangest package of fictional illusions that I’ve encountered for a long time, but Camille DeAngelis has pulled off every trick with a confident, extravagant flourish. She is a writer/magician whose debut novel is learned, engrossing, incessantly surprising, and extraordinarily touching. Jim Crace, author of The Pesthouse and Being Dead. Bookworks, Albuquerque, NM, 2007