Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein (1818)

Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein (1818)

“The most desolate place in the world” is where Mary Shelley was picnicking above the Sea of Ice [Mer de Glace], as it grinds into the Chamonix valley below. Perhaps Mary was having a bad day when she ascended Montanvert? She was tired after several hours of sitting...