[Reading] ➵ Lodore ➼ Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley – Shiningweb.info

Lodore Lodore is often reviewed as an Austen like manners novel with a dark side There is no dark side People assume that because Mary Shelley wrote it, it must have the Gothic flair of Frankenstein that made her famous No.This is just a story about people who have gotten involved in somewhat complicated relationships and failed to solve their problems quickly due to the customs of the day, some busy bodies, and a lack of clear communication skills.If you love Jane Austen, I love Mary Shelley She was a genius, far ahead of her time It was fascinating to read this book after Frankenstein, The Last Man, and Mathilda I was spellbound, I throughly enjoyed it Her insight into human nature and character was astonishing. This book was horribly boring It was one of those books that you put down multiple times and then pick up again and try over It wasn t worth picking up again all those times And was the book that taught me that you don t HAVE to finish a book that you don t enjoy Life s too short I was so This book needed an editor There was an interesting and compelling story buried in repetition, too much detail, and far too much inner monologue in third person I did find hints of Austen in the setting and the social class of the main characters Lodore describes social scenes that Austen av The last Mary Shelley book was probably the quickest read I would describe it as a dark romantic take on an Austen novel It is about Lord Lodore who marries the young woman Their passionate relationship becomes strained because her mother lives with them total turnoff, right But Lord Lodore s attentions are re directed to their daughter Ethel This sounds like a soap opera But simply put, Lord Lodore makes his wife Cornelia choose between her mother and him So he flees to America and takes their young daughter Then, spoiler alert, he dies in a duel, when she is 15 She returns to England, but she is barred f as a novel its a bit all over the place, yet it has its place in literary history, as one of the first novels to deal with the difficulties of women in managing on there own in the modern world. This Scarce Antiquarian Book Is A Facsimile Reprint Of The Original Due To Its Age, It May Contain Imperfections Such As Marks, Notations, Marginalia And Flawed Pages Because We Believe This Work Is Culturally Important, We Have Made It Available As Part Of Our Commitment For Protecting, Preserving, And Promoting The World S Literature In Affordable, High Quality, Modern Editions That Are True To The Original Work.

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