By Veronica Bennett
Veronica Bennett's lush reimagining of the lifetime of Mary Shelley — at the eve of her authorship of the vintage gothic novel Frankenstein — is a gripping tale of affection and obsession.
In the spring of 1814, poet Percy Shelley enters the lifetime of younger Mary Godwin like an angel of deliverance. Seduced through his radical and romantic principles, she flees with him and her stepsister to Europe, the place they forge a hardscrabble lifestyles whereas mingling with different free-spirited artists and poets. Frowned on by means of relatives and society, persecuted by way of gossip, and suffering from jealousy, Mary turns into haunted via freakish imaginings and hideous visions. As tragedy moves, no longer as soon as yet again and again, Mary starts off to gain that her desires became nightmares, and her angel . . . a monster. Now the time has eventually come for the younger lady who could develop into Mary Shelley to set her monster unfastened.
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