The Last Man Paperback / softback
by Mary Shelley
Part of the Essential Gothic, SF & Dark Fantasy series
A brilliant, early dystopian tale of classic science fiction.
The Last Man is a powerful, post-apocalyptic tale and precursor to the much later science fiction novels of H.G.
Wells, George Orwell, Philip K. Dick and Harlan Ellison amongst others. Overshadowed by the titanic success of Frankenstein, Mary Shelley's neglected masterpiece tells of a future laid waste by plague.
Lionel Varney, an indolent nobleman, is immune to the savage effects of the disease having been bitten by an early victim.
Varney is forced to watch the long decline of civilisation as humanity sinks slowly into extinction. FLAME TREE 451: From mystery to crime, supernatural to horror and fantasy to science fiction, Flame Tree 451 offers a healthy diet of werewolves and mechanical men, blood-lusty vampires, dastardly villains, mad scientists, secret worlds, lost civilizations and escapist fantasies.
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- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 384 pages, 3 Line drawings, black and white
- Publisher: Flame Tree Publishing
- Publication Date: 01/08/2013
- Category: Classic science fiction
- ISBN: 9780857756824
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