Mary Shelley 1797-1851 English writer, Shelley had an unhappy childhood after her mother Mary Wollstonecraft died. Aged 16 she ran away to Europe with the poet Percy Bysshe. One summer they shared a house in Switzerland with othe poets and thinkers including Lord Byron. While there Mary wrote one of the most famous horror stories of al time, about a student called Frankenstein and the terrible monster that he created

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We partnered with Course Hero to create this Frankenstein infographic that helps break down the context and major themes of the critically acclaimed novel.

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JUST reread this amazing book. Meaning I finished it about 3 hours ago.... One of the most heart-wrenching and thought-provoking stories.

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Frankenstein by Mary Shelley - 4 out of 4 stars. Read in October 2013. Different than what I imagined that this book would be like. Perfect for Halloween.

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