Word has it that Mary Shelley wrote Frankenstein as the result of a dare from a friend. The friend was poet, Lord Byron and he challenged her to write a ghost story. Drawing from state of the art medical experimentation at the time, Mary, born Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin, wrote one of the most influential books in the history of popular literature, a book that has transcended time and space.
“Beware; for I am fearless, and therefore powerful.” – Frankenstein, 1818
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