Monday, April 25, 2011

Ten of the best honeymoons in literature

For the Guardian, John Mullan named ten of the best honeymoons in literature.

One honeymoon on the list:
Frankenstein by Mary Shelley

Victor's monster has warned his creator that he will seek revenge for the destruction of the female mate that the scientist made for him. "Remember, I shall be with you on your wedding-night." Victor marries his cousin Elizabeth, and they head for a honeymoon on Lake Como. They only get as far as Evian before the monster strikes...
Read about another honeymoon on the list.

Frankenstein appears on Andrew Crumey's list of the top ten novels that predicted the future and Charlie Jane Anders's list of twenty mad scientists who turned against their creations.

--Marshal Zeringue