4 Famous Books Inspired By Dreams

4 Famous Books Inspired By Dreams

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Dreams have long been a fascinating phenomenon, eliciting intrigue, confusion, angst, and much debate between individuals. Dreams have a significant impact on dreamers everywhere and no one knows that better than creative minds.   Writers have often found inspiration and guidance from their dreams, as their own creative imaginations and inclinations towards capturing stories and experiences mirror dreams’ created allusions. Here are 4 famous books that were inspired by dreams.   1. Frankenstein by Mary Shelley Image via Amazon   Mary Shelley penned Frankenstein, a quintessentially classic novel, as a result of challenging herself and a group of fellow writers including Lord Byron, to write …

New Margaret Atwood Adaptation ‘Alias Grace’ Set to Electrify!

New Margaret Atwood Adaptation ‘Alias Grace’ Set to Electrify!

The adaptation of Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale has take the world by storm, both due to its excellent production and also the enduring relevance of the themes it explores. The new Atwood inspired Netflix show Alias Grace, based on the 1986 novel, is set to do the same.   The six-part miniseries is based on the true story from 1843 of Irish immigrant in Canada, Grace Marks, who was convicted of murdering her employer and the housekeeper assisted by stable-hand James McDermott. Similar to The Handmaid’s Tale, the story explores themes of oppression and abuse, but it is not set in a dystopia. This was real life, which, the A.V. …

The First Trailer for Margaret Atwood’s “Alias Grace” Has Dropped

The First Trailer for Margaret Atwood’s “Alias Grace” Has Dropped

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We finally have our first glimpse at the adaptation of Margaret Atwood’s “Alias Grace.”   Image courtesy of A Creative Canada   Based on a true story, the series takes place in Canada in 1843. It will star Sarah Gadon as Grace Marks, who’s been accused of killing both her employer and his housekeeper. The show is written by Sarah Polley, and helmed by “American Psycho” director, Mary Harron.   “Alias Grace” will premier on Canada’s CBC on September 24, and will come to Netflix in the fall.   Featured image courtesy of Entertainment Weekly.