Sometimes we get little bits and pieces of their stories, but we don’t get much.” She decided to remedy the situation by writing her own short story, “The Mad Scientist’s Daughter,” which explores the lives of female monsters such as Justine Frankenstein, Diana Hyde, and Catherine Moreau. “All these girl monsters have found each other and they’ve how to make a bodice formed a club, and they live together in London,” Goss says. “That’s the premise.” She recently expanded that tale into her new novel The Strange Case of the Alchemist’s Daughter, a book that allowed her to deepen the relationships between the characters and explore their quieter moments. That’s a big change from most monster stories, in which the male heroes tend not to spend much time bonding. “Jonathan Harker and Holmwood and Seward don’t sit around going, ‘Hey, did you see what Van Helsing was wearing the other day? Did you think that looked good on him?'” Goss says. She hopes the book will be adapted for film or TV, where it could provide a much-needed platform for talented actresses. “There are a lot of female characters in this book, and seeing some really amazing actresses getting to be a puma woman, or a gentle, melancholy giantess, or the very proper Mrs. Efficient Corset Making Solutions InformationPoole, that would be amazing,” she says.
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