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Monday, 25 August 2008

Monstrous suggestion

The story of Frankenstein's monster written by Mary Shelley is hailed as one of the first modern horror novels written by a woman.

But a new book suggests that Bournemouth's most famous daughter might have had help from her husband, poet Percy Shelley.

Charles Robinson, professor of English at the University of Delaware and editor of The Original Frankenstein, to be published in October, claims Percy had significant input into the manuscript and should therefore have a credit alongside Mary.

READ MORE - Source: Bournemouth Daily Echo Monday 25th August 2008

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