Everything You Need to Know to Read "Frankenstein"

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It was a dark and stormy night in 1815 when Mary Shelley began drafting  a ghost story in response to a competition suggest by Lord Byron. Find out more about Shelley, her life, and events that influenced what is called the first science fiction novel.

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