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6/6 Alice Roberts finds evidence of Mary Shelley's husband Percy's help with Frankenstein.
5/6 Bidisha revisits Charlotte Bronte's classic novel after first reading it as a teenager.
4/6 Cerys Matthews tells the story of one of the literary treasures of the medieval world.
3/6 How Virginia Woolf's Mrs Dalloway re-imagined what a novel might be.
2/6 Simon Russell Beale looks at what we can learn from Shakespeare's First Folio.
1/6 Tony Jordan brings his writer's insight to Charles Dickens's Great Expectations.