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  • Making the Monster | Kathryn Harkup

    Making the Monster

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 44 mins)
    • By Kathryn Harkup
    • Narrated By Ric Jerrom
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    Frankenstein: Or, Modern Prometheus by Mary Shelley had a huge impact on Gothic horror and science fiction genres. The name Frankenstein has become part of our everyday language, often used in derogatory terms to describe scientists who have overstepped a perceived moral line. But how did a 19-year-old woman with no formal education come up with the idea for an extraordinary novel such as Frankenstein?

  • A Is for Arsenic: The Poisons of Agatha Christie | Kathryn Harkup

    A Is for Arsenic: The Poisons of Agatha Christie

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 50 mins)
    • By Kathryn Harkup
    • Narrated By Beth Chalmers
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    Agatha Christie's detailed plotting is what makes her books so compelling. Christie used poison to kill her characters more often than any other murder method, with the poison itself being a central part of the novel, and her choice of deadly substances was far from random; the chemical and physiological characteristics of each poison provide vital clues to the discovery of the murderer. With gunshots or stabbings the cause of death is obvious, but not so with poisons.

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