Mary Shelley's authorship of the novel "Frankenstein" guaranteed her widespread renown, but her turbulent life and other literary works are equally fascinating. Born in 1797 to the writers Mary Wollstonecraft and William Godwin, she inherited her parents' passion for literature, social justice and women's rights. At the age of just 16 she ran away with Romantic poet Percy Bysshe Shelley, and was widowed by 24. During their eight years together (living mainly in Italy), she was estranged from her family and sometimes from ...

Mary Shelley 2003, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780195217896


Mary Shelley 2002, The British Library Publishing Division, London

ISBN-13: 9780712347686