This profile celebrates the life and works of Mary Shelley. All of the works listed here are in the public domain. This profile is maintained by Wattpad.

Mary Shelley (née Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin; 30 August 1797 – 1 February 1851) was an English novelist, short story writer, dramatist, essayist, biographer, and travel writer, best known for her Gothic novel Frankenstein: or, The Modern Prometheus (1818). She also edited and promoted the works of her husband, the Romantic poet and philosopher Percy Bysshe Shelley. Her father was the political philosopher William Godwin, and her mother was the philosopher and feminist Mary Wollstonecraft.
  • London, England
  • JoinedAugust 9, 2013



Story by Mary Shelley
Frankenstein (1818) by MaryShelley
Frankenstein (1818) #16 in Classics
"Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus" is about an eccentric scientist Victor Frankenstein, who creates a grotesque creature in an unorthodox scientific experiment.