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Friday 30 Mar 2012: Rainy holiday led to Frankenstein
When the weather was so bad during their summer holiday in Switzerland in 1816 (see FFF of 23-03-2012), Mary Shelly, Lord Byron and others had to stay indoors and decided to have a contest to see who could write the scariest story, leading Shelley to write Frankenstein, or The Modern Prometheus.

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