Category Archives: Almost Invincible

Essential Reading Before You Watch the New Mary Shelley Biopic

Great news that movie Mary Shelley will be showing at the Toronto Film Festival. It is based on Mary Shelley’s tumultuous and scandalous life when she was a young woman, and wrote the iconic novel Frankenstein. This still shot shows … Continue reading

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Almost Invincible featured on The Book Podcast

The Book Podcast with Rosemary Puddy features Australian Women Writers of fiction and non-fiction and is inspired by the The Stella Prize which is a major literary award that celebrates Australian women’s writing and an organisation that champions cultural change. … Continue reading

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WATCH: ‘Almost Invincible’ – An impressive fictional tale of Frankenstein author Mary Shelley, who led a creative but tragedy-scarred life.

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Bookclubbing

Lovely to be a guest at two bookclubs last week and share my enthusiasm about Mary Shelley with such interested and interesting readers! Thank you Fran and Sharon, organisers of the clubs in Thirroul and Roseville. I LOVE visiting bookclubs … Continue reading

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LISTEN – Suzanne’s Interview on Radio Northern Beaches

I’ve recently had the good fortune to be invited as a guest speaker on Radio Northern Beaches new broadcast show ‘The Northern Beaches Book Club” Listen in to the podcast where we chat about my inspiration for the novel ‘Almost … Continue reading

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What really inspired Frankenstein?

I recently read a New York Times article which said that Frankenstein resulted from a cold summer of debauchery on Lake Geneva, fuelled by ghost stories, wine and laudanum. Well it was certainly cold, and there were ghost stories galore, … Continue reading

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Readers Thoughts…Feedback from the Wishing Shelf Awards

How pleasing to have such wonderful feedback from the readers and reviewers of ‘Almost Invincible!’ Courtesy of ‘The Wishing Shelf Awards‘ where ‘Almost Invincible’ was awarded GOLD in Adult Non-Fiction 2014. Title: Almost Invincible Author: Suzanne Burdon Star Rating: 5 … Continue reading

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REVIEW The Big Book Club: Almost Invincible a biographical novel of Mary Shelley – author of Frankenstein by Suzanne Burdon

The novel starts in Mary Shelley’s eighteenth year, when she began writing her masterpiece Frankenstein. Daughter of feminist and author Mary Wollstonecraft and political philosopher William Godwin, she was destined for a life of creativity and intellectual exploration. Read the Full Review HERE

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Word for Word Festival – 11 September 2015

Thrilled to be a part of the Word for Word writer’s festival, giving a workshop Blending Fact with Fiction on Friday 11th September and In Conversation with Anne Manne, author of The Life of I. DOWNLOAD program HERE

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Review by The Lady, UK Edition, 24th April

Thrilled to get a 4 Star review from the UK Edition of ‘The Lady’ last month!

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