1814: Two 16-year-old stepsisters run away with a married man. The results are devastating and the ripples will be felt for centuries.
This is the incredible story of Mary Shelley – radical, rebellious and entranced. It is the story of a young woman who defies tradition and society, and who draws upon the monstrous elements of her own life to create the most memorable monster of them all.
Acclaimed writer Sharon Dogar brings to life the passion, tragedy and forbidden love of Frankenstein's teenage author.
Sharon Dogar lives in Oxford with her husband and three children. She loves writing, reading and daydreaming. She also works with adolescents as a psychotherapist.
A thoughtful and utterly fascinating story of love, hate and artistic creation
Poignant, lush and satisfying – a thought-provoking book
This gripping tale brings Mary Shelley to life.
The historical details are deftly woven into this riveting tale. A book to curl up with.
I hugely enjoyed this compelling and passionate reimagining of the tumultuous teenage years of Mary Shelley’, The Bookseller :'[An] interesting, compelling, meaty novel.
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