The Lady And Her Monsters: A Tale Of Dissections, Real-Life Dr. Frankensteins, And The Creation Of Mary Shelley'S Masterpiece
Publish Date: 2013-02-05
Author: Roseanne Montillo
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The Lady and Her Monsters by Roseanne Motillo brings to life the fascinating times, startling science, and real-life horrors behind Mary Shelleys gothic masterpiece, Frankenstein.
Montillo recounts howat the intersection of the Romantic Age and the Industrial RevolutionShelleys Victor Frankenstein was inspired by actual scientists of the period: curious and daring iconoclasts who were obsessed with the inner workings of the human body and how it might be reanimated after death.
With true-life tales of grave robbers, ghoulish experiments, and the ultimate in macabre researchhuman reanimationThe Lady and Her Monsters is a brilliant exploration of the creation of Frankenstein, Mary Shelleys horror classic.