Frankenstein or The Modern Prometheus

The lazy me is not able to resurrect the other blog, hence, reblogging to get inspired by my first post ! 🙂

Confessions of a book


I am Frankenstein! No,no, I am not the character Frankenstein. I am the book- Frankenstein. My full name is Frankenstein or The Modern Prometheus. I was written by Mary Shelly, daughter of William Godwin and Mary Wollstonecraft. My writer’s father William Godwin was a political philosopher and author of several books like adventures of Caleb Williams, An Essay concerning Political Justice etc. I have specifically mentioned Caleb Williams because my writer dedicated the book to “Author of Political Justice, Caleb williams, &c”. Before I move on, I would also like to mention that I was published anonymously in London in 1818. My writer thought that if anybody comes to know that a horror novel is written by a woman, nobody would read it. I became a bestseller and now, everybody wanted to read me, of course there were criticisms also. Seeing the success of my publication, my writer at last…

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