Making the Monster: The Science Behind Mary Shelley's Frankenstein (Bloomsbury Sigma) by Kathryn Harkup
English | February 8th, 2018 | ASIN: B077DY6MRD, ISBN: 1472933737, 1472933745 | 304 pages | EPUB | 2.90 MB
The year 1818 saw the publication of one of the most influential science-fiction stories of all time. Frankenstein: Or, Modern Prometheus by Mary Shelley had a huge impact on gothic horror and science-fiction genres, and her creation has become part of our everyday culture, from cartoons to Hallowe'en costumes. Even the name 'Frankenstein' has become a by-word for evil scientists and dangerous experiments. How did a teenager with no formal education come up with the idea for an extraordinary novel such as Frankenstein?