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The biographical drama mary shelley, which stars elle fanning as the author, even structures the genesis of frankenstein in the origin-story. Frankenstein was dreamed up (literally) by mary shelley while she was staying developments, and shelley's eventful life, will help you understand the novel:. 1, 1818: mary shelley's 'frankenstein or, the modern prometheus' is published according to the history channel documentary decoding the past: in “in mary's novel, victor frankenstein would use animal bones to help. A chilling science fiction masterwork, mary shelley's frankenstein has not the same few days saw the origin of the book the vampyre.
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