Mary Shelley

Mary Shelley

The Strange True Tale of Frankenstein's Creator

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"On the 200th anniversary of the publication of Frankenstein, comes a riveting biography of its author, Mary Shelley, whose life reads like a dark gothic novel, filled with scandal, death, drama, and one of the strangest love stories in literary history"-- Provided by publisher.
A biography of Mary Shelley, author of Frankenstein, reads like a dark gothic novel, filled with scandal, death, drama, and one of the strangest love stories in literary history. Reef discusses the creation of Shelley's story about a mad scientist who brought a corpse back to life, detailing her life both before and after the publication of this iconic masterpiece. -- adapted from amazon.com
Publisher: New York : Clarion Books, [2018]
ISBN: 9781328740052
1328740056
Branch Call Number: TEEN BIO SHELLEY REEF
Characteristics: 212 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm

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This sensitive young adult biography ignores some of the darker rumors surrounding Mary Shelley's, focusing instead on the facts, which are already fascinating.


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OPL_KrisC Oct 18, 2018

A detailed account of Mary Shelley's life including the time when she wrote Frankenstein. Lots of interesting facts are included along with numerous pictures.

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OPL_KrisC Oct 18, 2018

OPL_KrisC thinks this title is suitable for 12 years and over

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