Mary Shelley (née Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin; 30 August 1797 – 1 February 1851) was an English novelist, short story writer, dramatist, essayist, biographer, and travel writer, best known for her Gothic novel Frankenstein: or, The Modern Prometheus (1818). She also edited and promoted the works of her husband, the Romantic poet and philosopher Percy Bysshe Shelley.
Frankenstein or ‘The Modern Prometheus’ (The Penny Dreadful Collection)
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Begun when the author was only eighteen, and conceived from a nightmare, Frankenstein is the deeply disturbing story of a …