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Mary Shelley

The Short Stories

by Mary Shelley Author · Ghizela Rowe Narrator

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MARY SHELLEY – The Short Stories. Born in 1797, her Mother died when she was only 11 days old. Mary was then raised by her Father, who remarried when she was four, with a liberal but informal upbringing. At 17 she began the relationship with the poet Percy Byshe Shelley which was the bedrock of her life; although society viewed the unmarrieds somewhat differently. It was in this relationship that she nurtured and edited Shelley's verse and wrote, at 21, her signature work "Frankenstein" for which she is so well known. Her husband drowned when she was 25 which added further to the earlier loss of 3 of her 4 children. Beset with such great tragedy, at only 53 a brain tumour was to take her own life. In this volume we turn our attention to her short stories which creep with menace and view the world with a very suspicious eye. Our stories are read for you by Ghizela Rowe and Richard Mitchley.

Publication Details

Publisher:
Copyright Group
Imprint:
Word Of Mouth
Edition:
Unabridged
Publication Date:
2012

Format

  • OverDrive MP3 Audiobook 58.4 MB
  • OverDrive Listen 58.4 MB

Creators

Narrator :
Ghizela Rowe
Narrator :
Richard Mitchley
Author :
Mary Shelley
Copyright holder :
Copyright Group
Mary Shelley
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