Witchcraft, Alien Abduction, and Sleep Paralysis
by Somar Jaafar In 1747, a woman at a witch trial reported witnessing her husband in bed "lying there stiff, barely drawing breath",...
Set after the 2003 US invasion of Iraq, Frankenstein in Baghdad captures the ordinary yet not so ordinary life in rapidly-changing Baghdad. The novel illustrates the complexity of life for a citizen in Iraq, highlights the atrocities of war and sectarianism, and questions our sense of bias and morality. Frankenstein in Baghdad is a novel relevant for everyone irrespective of their nationality.