Frankenstein / by Mary Shelley ; read by Kenneth Branagh
Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
Kenneth Branagh 1960-
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Frankenstein, or The modern Prometheus
London: Hodder and Stoughton Audiobooks, 1997 | Other editions
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About Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley (UK: ; née Godwin; 30 August 1797 – 1 February 1851) was an English novelist who wrote the Gothic novel Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus (1818), which is considered an early example of science fiction. 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 activist Mary Wollstonecraft.

Shelley's mother died less than a month after giving birth to her. She was raised by her father, who provided her with a rich if informal education, encouraging her to adhere to his own anarchist political theories. When she was four, her father married a neighbour, Mary Jane Clairmont, with whom Shelley came to have a troubled relationship.

In 1814, Shelley began a rom…Read more on Wikipedia