The Extraordinary Lives of Mary Wollstonecraft & Mary ShelleyBook - 2016
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Charlotte Gordon examines the harrowing and sometimes tragic life of one woman, with two names--Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley.
Mary Wollstonecraft, philosopher, author, and proto-feminist, died ten days after the delivery of her second child, Mary Godwin, who became Mary Shelley. An excellent dual biography, well-written.