Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley was an English novelist best known for writing the Gothic novel Frankenstein. Her life was complicated and filled with traumas.
Her mother died less than a month after giving birth to her, and her father raised her by himself until she was four. He then married his neighbor, Mary Jane Clairmont, with whom Shelley would have a troubled relationship.
Her father ensured she had a full education, despite it being an informal one. He also encouraged her to follow his anarchist political beliefs.Read more on everydaypower.com