Topic: New Worlds / Category: Principia
We can’t help thinking of the poem ‘ The Earth Turned to Bring Us Closer’ by Eugenio Montejo, and its opening lines:
The earth turned to bring us closer,
it spun on itself and within us,
and finally joined us together in this dream
In The Invisible Man, the character Wells created in Griffin, swathed in his bandages, is now a SciFi icon …
Heir to a mining fortune, David Innes enlists his inventor friend Abner Perry in an experiment and together they accidentally drill down to the earth’s core in his “Iron Mole”…
A terrifying vision of scientific progress without moral limits, Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein leads the reader on an unsettling journey from the sublime beauty of the Swiss alps to the desolate waste of the arctic circle.