Mary Shelley

She was an English novelist who wrote the Gothic novel Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus. She also edited and promoted the works of her husband, the Romantic poet and philosopher Percy Bysshe Shelley.

✦ She published ‘Frankenstein’ in 1818 when she was just 21 years old.

✦ In the novel, Frankenstein is the scientist.

✦ Frankenstein was considered the first science fiction novel.