What would make a 19th century woman write such a marvelous horror story that to this day, her book is the first one we think of when we think of the ultimate monster? To find out, read my review of this fascinating historical fiction novel that focuses on Mary Shelley, the author of the book "Frankenstein" here
Heat: An Amateur's Adventures as Kitchen Slave, Line Cook, Pasta-Maker, and Apprentice to a Dante-Quoting Butcher in Tuscany by Bill Buford, http://www.amazon.com/dp/1400034477/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_QVHTqb1PR5VTS
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