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Mary Shelley

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Book cover: Tales and StoriesTales and Stories
by - W. Paterson & co ,
Mary Shelley is best when most ideal, and excels in proportion to the exaltation of the sentiment embodied in her tale. Virtue, patriotism, affection, are very real things to her; and her heroes never transgress the limits of humanity itself.
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Book cover: MathildaMathilda
by - University of North Carolina Press ,
Narrating from her deathbed, Mathilda, a young woman in her twenties, writes her story as a way of explaining her actions to her friend. This is then followed by his suicide by drowning and her ultimate death; her relationship with a young poet ...
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Book cover: ValpergaValperga
by - G. and W. B. Whittaker ,
Valperga, the novel Mary Shelley wrote after Frankenstein, is based on the life of Castruccio Castracani (1281-1328), Prince of Lucca. A brilliant soldier and cruel tyrant, he successfully commanded Ghibelline forces in Tuscany against the Guelphs.
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Book cover: The Last ManThe Last Man
by - [email protected] ,
Set in an apocalyptic future ending in the year 2100, this novel concerns a plague that destroys almost all of humankind. Published in 1826 after the death of her husband and three children, The Last Man is Shelley's look at an apocalyptic future.
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Book cover: FrankensteinFrankenstein
by - Sever, Francis, & Co. ,
The story of Frankenstein's monstrous creation has enthralled generations of readers and inspired countless writers of horror. Experience the sweeping force of the prose, the grotesque imagery, and the multilayered themes of Shelley's masterpiece.
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