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Title Mary Shelley : the strange, true tale of Frankenstein's creator / Catherine Reef.
Author Reef, Catherine, author.
Publication New York : Clarion Books, [2018]
Description 212 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Call # B SHELLEY R
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 197-202) and index.
Summary "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.
A biography of Mary Shelley, author of Frankenstein, reads like a dark gothic novel, filled with scandal, death, drama, and one of the strangest love stories in literary history. Reef discusses the creation of Shelley's story about a mad scientist who brought a corpse back to life, detailing her life both before and after the publication of this iconic masterpiece. -- adapted from amazon.com
Bibliography Includes bibliography [pages 197-202] and index.
Contents Prologue -- Imagination -- Escape! -- Life's lessons -- Year without a summer -- Dreams -- "The journal book of misfortunes" -- Sorrow's abode -- "And I live!" -- Secrets -- Memory -- Happiness -- Epilogue.
Subject Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft, 1797-1851 -- Juvenile literature.
Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft, 1797-1851. Frankenstein.
Authors, English -- 19th century -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Horror tales, English -- History and criticism.
1800-1899
Genre Biographies.
Young adult literature.
Authors, English. (OCoLC)fst00821945
Biography. (OCoLC)fst01423686
Juvenile works. (OCoLC)fst01411637
Alt Title Strange, true tale of Frankenstein's creator, Mary Shelley
Spine Ti Mary Shelley
ISBN 9781328740052 (hardback)
1328740056 (hardback)

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 Central 1st Fl - YA Biog  B SHELLEY R    CHECK SHELVES  
 Central 1st Fl - YA Biog  B SHELLEY R    CHECK SHELVES  
 Crown Hts YA Biog  B SHELLEY R    CHECK SHELVES  
 Dekalb YA Biog  B SHELLEY R    CHECK SHELVES  
 E Parkway YA Biog  B SHELLEY R    CHECK SHELVES  
 Ft Hamilton YA Biog  B SHELLEY R    CHECK SHELVES  
 Greenpoint YA Biog  B SHELLEY R    CHECK SHELVES  
 Kings Bay YA Biog  B SHELLEY R    CHECK SHELVES  
 Marcy YA Biog  B SHELLEY R    CHECK SHELVES