[read online Audible] Mary's Monster: Love, Madness, and How Mary Shelley Created FrankensteinAuthor Lita Judge – Entrecielos.co

GrUpJudge details the life of the great Mary Shelley through poetry in this atmospheric and illustrated volume Mary Shelley s Frankenstein is a classic masterpiece of horror and science fiction, and Judge treats it as such, hyping up the events that would lead to it s creationfrom her tumultuous relationship with Percy Bysshe Shelley to trials and tribulations of being a disowned woman in the s Readers will be enthralled by the dark and exacting verse, beautifully accompanied by haunting black and white watercolor spreads In the poem I Am Seventeen Already I am daughter to a ghost and mother to bones This work does not skimp on the details, however sordid they may be The pain, fervor, and tragic events that drove Shelley s inspiration for Frankenstein will sit with readers well after the volume is finished It also discusses the issue of women s rights at the time or lack thereof in a somberly poignant way that mirrors many of Shelley s own experiences VERDICT A must purchase for any middle and high school or public library YA collections, particularly where Gothic horror is in demandMolly Dettmann, Moore Public Library, OKIf this book doesn t win every award out there I m going to be quite disappointed in the world It is astounding a truly amazing and beautiful piece of work LisaLibros

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