Mary Shelley


Pdf Book Free DownloadsMary Shelley

Free Download and Read Your Favorite Books Online , Totaly Free No Cost No Survey Just SignUp Free Membership and Complete Registration Number of page: 224
Author: Catherine Reef
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Rating:
Category: Young Adult Nonfiction

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. The story of Frankenstein’s creator is a strange, romantic, and tragic one, as deeply compelling as the novel itself. Mary ran away to Lake Geneva with the poet Percy Bysshe Shelley when she was just sixteen. It was there, during a cold and wet summer, that she first imagined her story about a mad scientist who brought a corpse back to life. Success soon followed for Mary, but also great tragedy and misfortune.      Catherine Reef brings this passionate woman, brilliant writer, and forgotten feminist into crisp focus, detailing a life that was remarkable both before and after the publication of her iconic masterpiece. Includes index.  

Preview pages:

  • preview 1
  • preview 2
  • preview 3
  • preview 4

Author: permalink