A Letter from Claire Clairemont

Almost Invincible is the story of Mary Shelley (author of Frankenstein) and how her

life was coloured by the poisonous influence of a step-sister, Claire. Mary died in

February 1851. This is the letter Claire sent to Mary’s son Percy, after she heard of

the tragedy, and it illustrates her character well.

claire clairmont letter

Source: The Letters of Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley Vol III Ed. Betty T Bennet, John Hopkins University press

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