Hideous Love: The Story of the Girl Who Wrote Frankenstein (Hardcover)

The Story of the Girl Who Wrote Frankenstein

By Stephanie Hemphill

Balzer & Bray/Harperteen, 9780061853319, 312pp.

Publication Date: October 1, 2013

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From Stephanie Hemphill, author of the Printz Honor winner Your Own, Sylvia and the acclaimed novel Wicked Girls: A Novel of the Salem Witch Trials, comes the fascinating story of gothic novelist Mary Shelley, most famous for the classic Frankenstein.

An all-consuming love affair with famed poet Percy Bysshe Shelley, a family torn apart by scandal, a young author on the brink of greatness: Hideous Love is the story of the mastermind behind one of the most iconic figures in all of literature, a monster constructed out of dead bodies and brought to life by the tragic Dr. Frankenstein.

This luminous verse novel reveals how Mary Shelley became one of the most celebrated authors in history.

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