The Birth of Frankenstein Retold

In previous works, British writer Peter Ackroyd has shown his fascination with deceased literary greats.  In his latest novel, The Casebook of Victor Frankenstein, Ackroyd takes the well-known gathering of Mary Wollstonecraft, Percy Shelley, Lord Byron, and Dr. Polidori that gave rise to the horror classic Frankenstein and adds an extra house guest into the mix – a young scientist named Victor Frankenstein.

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