Almost Invincible a biographical novel of Mary Shelley – author of Frankenstein by Suzanne Burdon

Almost InvincibleThe novel starts in Mary Shelley’s eighteenth year, when she began writing her masterpiece Frankenstein. Daughter of feminist and author Mary Wollstonecraft and political philosopher William Godwin, she was destined for a life of creativity and intellectual exploration.

Following her scandalous life through Europe with lover, then husband, Percy Shelley, Mary experienced many traumas: children dying, being ostracized due to her controversial choices, and her sister’s manipulative behaviour over her obsessive love for Percy.

A life of adventure and misfortune, Almost Invincible is a thorough biographical novel on a prolific writer.

Publisher: Criteria Publishing

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