Frankenstein and the magic of science

Start Date & Time: Thursday, 17 May 2018 6:00 pm

End Date & Time: Thursday, 17 May 2018 7:00 pm

Address: Chatswood Library on The Concourse, Lower Ground, 409 Victoria Ave, Chatswood

Cost: Free

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Author and researcher, Suzanne Burdon, will discuss how an 18 year old girl, Mary Shelley, produced one of the most iconic books of the last 200 years. Suzanne will explore how Frankenstein was influenced by the dramatic changes in science during the early 19th century, and how its themes still resonate today.

Suzanne Burdon holds an honours degree in Sociology with a major in Literature, and is the author of Almost Invicible: A biographical novel of Mary Shelley.

This event is supported by the Northern Sydney Science Hub.

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Contact: Willoughby City Library on 9777 7900 or email

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