Mary Shelley - Author of the legendary novel "Frankenstein." - I owe much to Shelley's work for sparking my tastes in horror and the Romantic period and social observation. Not only that, I intensely identify with her - as we share the birthday of August
Illustrations for Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein. Frankenstein is possibly my favourite book ever, I love how the flowery prose and heavy romantic influences combine with the gruesome plot. I wanted to draw it a bit differently - giving a very vague,.
A quote from Mary Shelley's Frankenstein.-You almost sympathize with Adam here, I never read it fully enough to appreciate it until now.Now I see the story as being very depressing and heart wrenching as well as disturbing.
mythosidhe: Although I have to point out that there was a piece of speculative science fiction called The Blazing World published by one Margaret Cavendish, Duchess of Newcastle-upon-Tyne in slightly predating Mary Shelley.