Mary Shelley - discuss with her friends (among them Lord Byron). They laughed & talked about electricity. She has a nightmare. The result – one of the most expressive gothic novels of all times: Frankenstein!
Mary Shelley began writing Frankenstein when she was only eighteen. At once a Gothic thriller, a passionate romance, and a cautionary tale about the dangers of science, Frankenstein tells the story of committed science student Victor Frankenstein.