Marry Shelly was born on 30 august 1797 in London, England. Frankenstein is her most famous novel. When the book was published she was only twenty-one years old. She also wrote two dramas, numerous short stories, travelogues, and biographies.

 Her father William Godwin was a philosophy and political writer. Her mother Mary Wollstonecraft died shortly after Shelley’s birth.

Mounseer Nongtonpow was her first poem, which was published in 1807. Mary met poet Percy Bysshe in 1812. They fell in love. The couple was married in 1816, after the suicide of Shelley’s wife.

In 1822 Percy selly died, and after his death, she returned to London. Mary also compiled the collection of poems by her husband.

She worked very hard to support herself and her only child Percy Florence. She wrote several novels before she died of brain cancer in 1851 at the age of 53.



The last man (1826)

Lodore (1835)

Posthumously published Mathilde.

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