Mary Shelley (1797 - 1851) was a British novelist, short story writer, dramatist, essayist, biographer, and travel writer, best known for her Gothic novel Frankenstein: or, The Modern Prometheus (1818). She also edited and promoted the works of her husband, the Romantic poet and philosopher Percy Bysshe Shelley. Her father was the political philosopher William Godwin, and her mother was the philosopher and feminist Mary Wollstonecraft.
Mary Shelley books reviewed
A misguided scientist seeks to instill life in a creature he has assembled from the bodies of the dead....
- Frankenstein (1818)