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Happy birthday to Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley (30 August, 1797 – 1 February, 1851)!

Portrait of Mary Shelley


“Life, although it may only be an accumulation of anguish, is dear to me, and I will defend it.”
- Mary Shelley, Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus (1818)

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acciochocolate
Aug. 30th, 2016 02:10 pm (UTC)
An amazing lady and one of those who help to start sf! There's a duo bio of her and her mother that was published last year--I'd like to read it.
eldritchhobbit
Sep. 8th, 2016 12:46 pm (UTC)
That bio is so good! I totally recommend it.

And three cheers for the Marys!
gilda_elise
Aug. 31st, 2016 10:56 am (UTC)
Yes, to the mother of the science fiction novel, a very Happy Birthday!
eldritchhobbit
Sep. 8th, 2016 12:47 pm (UTC)
Yay!
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