Blood and Ice (Nick Hern Books)

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Renowned poet and dramatist Liz Lochhead tells the story of Frankenstein's creation.

Using flashbacks and the rich poetic language for which she has become admired, Lochhead weaves a spider's web of connections between Mary's own tragic life and that of her literary monster.

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Lochhead's most poignant, most beautiful creation. --Edinburgh Guide

Vivid with the seductive language and dramatic structure that, over the last two decades, have become Lochhead's trademarks as a playwright... She is Scotland's greatest living dramatist. --The Scotsman

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Liz Lochhead is a poet, playwright, performer and broadcaster. She was born in Motherwell in 1947, studied at Glasgow School of Art and now lives in Glasgow. She first attracted notice with her play "Mary Queen of Scots Got Her Head Chopped Off", and susequently with "Perfect Days", "Misery Guts" and her adaptation of "Medea".

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