The re-making of maps as Frankenstein collage. How much havoc has torn harmony apart with such unrelated stitchings together?
‘It is an odd accident that Mary Shelley should have been writing Frankenstein just as Prussia was settling into its new territories – a similar tale of unrelated chunks being stitched together.’
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Source: Simon Winder, Germania (London, Picador, 2011 (2010)), p. 305