Zoom: Novel Conversations

September 17, 2020 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Coralville Public Library

Join us on Zoom for a discussion of Frankenstein, or the Modern Prometheus by Mary W. Shelley.  Register here to receive the Zoom links for Novel Conversations discussions.

Novel Conversations is a book group that alternates between classic novels and more recent works of fiction and nonfiction. Participants are welcome to come to all the meetings or just those that sound interesting.  Multiple copies of each book are available for checkout in the library and are, whenever possible, made available in large print, audiobook, and ebook editions.

Novel Conversations meets the third Thursday of each month from 7:00-8:00 pm on Zoom.

Frankenstein the 1818 text by Mary W Shelley (book cover) Thursday, September 17 : Frankenstein, or the Modern Prometheus

Mary Shelley started writing Frankenstein: or, the Modern Prometheus when she was eighteen years old but the book was not published until she was twenty, and then only anonymously. Considered by many to be one of the great works of modern literature, Frankenstein is also sometimes considered the first science fiction novel