Mary Shelley: the strange, true tale of Frankenstein's creator
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Published:
New York : Clarion Books, 2018.
Format:
Book
Physical Desc:
212 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Rating:
1010L
Status:
Description
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.
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Guilford YA Non-Fiction
YA BIOG SHELLEY, MARY
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YAB SHELLEY REEF
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Street Date:
1809.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781328740052
Accelerated Reader:
MG+
Level 7.3, 6 Points
Lexile measure:
1010

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Description
"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"--,Provided by publisher.
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1010L,Lexile.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Reef, C. (2018). Mary Shelley: the strange, true tale of Frankenstein's creator. New York: Clarion Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Reef, Catherine. 2018. Mary Shelley: The Strange, True Tale of Frankenstein's Creator. New York: Clarion Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Reef, Catherine, Mary Shelley: The Strange, True Tale of Frankenstein's Creator. New York: Clarion Books, 2018.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Reef, Catherine. Mary Shelley: The Strange, True Tale of Frankenstein's Creator. New York: Clarion Books, 2018. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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