Books by the Beach 2018
Mary Shelley was raised in a house of radical thinkers. Aged sixteen, she eloped with Percy Bysshe Shelley, living on the move across Britain and Europe, as she coped with debt, infidelity and death. Published for the 200th anniversary of Frankenstein, prize-winning writer and poet Fiona Sampson shares the real woman behind the story. A BBC Radio 4 book of the week.
Venue: Scarborough Library Concert Hall
This event is sponsored by the Royal Literary Fund
11 April 2018, 3.00pm