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Frankenstein Diaries: The Romantics: The Secret Memoirs of Mary Shelley

A Historical book. Very good insight into Mary Shelley personality. I would like the book to have had continued,...

The inspiration for Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley’s most famous work, “Frankenstein: The Modern Prometheus” has been debated for 200 years. In 1814, two years before the notorious “Gothic Summer” in Geneva, 16 year old Mary Godwin eloped to Paris with the 22 year old poet, Percy Bysshe Shelley, inviting Mary’s 15 year old step-sister Claire Claremont to go with them. They would walk across war ravaged France to Switzerland...

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It is 1814 when 16 year old Mary Godwin encounters 22 year old Percy Bysshe Shelley after her return from Scotland where she started trying to write. She finds him at the publishing house of her father, radical philosopher, William Godwin and Marys step-mother Mary Jane Clairmont, where they live above their childrens book shop, the... Insightful and finely written look into the personal life of Mary Shelley. Well drawn characters and a vibrant, if a bit reserved, exploration of young love in its time. It says its about the inspirations for the origin of Mary Shelleys Frankenstein novel, but it is more about the formation of the ideas of a young author and the collection... Very good insight into Mary Shelley personality. I would like the book to have had continued, very curious to know how she got on later in life. Have to read Frankestein again!

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