Six things to know about the ‘year without a summer’

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Mary Shelley wrote “Frankenstein” in 1816 — also known as “year without a summer” after a volcanic eruption affected the weather for months afterward. Read on for more about this unique year.

 

 

Find links, photos and friends on our Jane Austen Summer Program page on Facebook — and follow @JASPhotline on Twitter and @janeaustensummer on Instagram!

Jennifer Abella is a TV/movie/pop culture/knitting/sewing/Jane Austen geek. Oh, and a total Anglophile. Find her on Twitter: @nextjen.

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