Her life story and the people that surround her make for a very interesting read.
The Monsters by Dorothy & Thomas Hoobler is a fascinating read about the creation of the book Frankenstein by Mary Shelley.
I highly recommend this book for horror fans, literary fans, or anyone just looking for an incredible true story.
I am a huge fan of the horror genre and lately I have been reading a lot of the classics of horror and Gothic fiction, horror's forerunner. Read morePublished 7 months ago by G. Kimball
This is a beautiful book. Great scholarship, lightly but consistently and energetically applied, so that the characters do come to life. Read morePublished 12 months ago by chris willoughby
Had all the information I was looking for to do a presentation on "the haunted summer" for my book club that was doing Frankenstein. Loved the Book! Read morePublished 14 months ago by Sarah Leopold
amazing compilation of background of the lives of Byron and the Shellys. A fascinating understanding of the circumstances that lead to the first science fiction novel in history.Published 18 months ago by William Alford
I was a little worried when I bought this book, which had been recommended by a friend, that the writers might delve into the more salacious aspects of these writers/poets... Read morePublished 19 months ago by Amazon Customer
Shelley and Byron, in this case, are the "Sheldons," and a personally unlovable pair they prove to be. Read morePublished 21 months ago by Juliet Waldron
This is perhaps the best biography I have ever read. It's almost novelesque in the brilliancy of its storytelling. Read morePublished on October 7, 2011 by Reader Christensen
This book gives an interesting biography of Mary Shelley and of the people who were closest to her. The authors do a good job, in my opinion, of making a correlation between Mary... Read morePublished on November 10, 2010 by Sk1ch1k
This is one of the best books I have read in a long time. I love biographies, and this one is great. Read morePublished on July 21, 2010 by mangledinal