Mary Shelley 1797-1851 English writer, Shelley had an unhappy childhood after her mother Mary Wollstonecraft died. Aged 16 she ran away to Europe with the poet Percy Bysshe. One summer they shared a house in Switzerland with othe poets and thinkers including Lord Byron. While there Mary wrote one of the most famous horror stories of al time, about a student called Frankenstein and the terrible monster that he created

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Evolution to blame for bad backs, dropped arches and impacted wisdom teeth, say scientists Evolution may have catapulted humans to the top of the food chain but it also landed us with bad backs, dropped arches and impacted wisdom teeth, according to scientists.

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Some students begin a project with enthusiasm, but are unable to maintain this for the duration of their project. Abby’s A2 Coursework submission remains detailed and comprehensive throughout. Keeping to a consistent presentation style, Abby produces page after page of beautiful visual and written investigation.

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'Frankenstein, or the Modern Prometheus' by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley. George Routledge & Sons, London, 1886

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Uncanny: Monster from Alien movies spotted in a gargoyle on the side of a 13th century Scottish Abbey

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Mary Shelley - (1797-1851) (née Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin; 30 August 1797 – 1 February 1851) was a n English novelist, short story writer, dramatist, essayist, biographer, and travel writer, best known for her Gothic novel 'Frankenstein: or, The Modern Prometheus' (1818). She also edited and promoted the works of her husband, the Romantic poet and philosopher Percy Bysshe Shelley.

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Subtly frightening storytelling that makes you wonder. Mary Shelley wrote this when women weren't exactly the faces of Science Fiction.

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