The Birth of Frankenstein

Date Description
27 February 2018

19.30 - Tickets from BATH BOX OFFICE: 01225 463362 [email protected] £6/£4 (plus £1 transaction fee)


Mary Shelley’s ‘Frankenstein’ began life as a short story at a holiday villa overlooking Lake Geneva, on 17 June 1816. The story was developed into a full-length novel in Bath that same autumn, and published on New Year's Day 1818. This illustrated lecture will revisit the birth of Frankenstein, in the light of the latest research.

Professor Sir Christopher Frayling is an historian, writer and award-winning broadcaster - who has published over twenty books on the arts.

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