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The Last Man [Volumes I & II, Complete]
     

The Last Man [Volumes I & II, Complete]

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by Mary Shelley
 

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"The Last Man is an apocalyptic science fiction novel by Mary Shelley, which was first published in 1826. The book tells of a future world that has been ravaged by a plague. The novel was harshly reviewed at the time, and was virtually unknown until a scholarly revival beginning in the 1960s. It is notable in part for its semi-biographical portraits of Romantic

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"The Last Man is an apocalyptic science fiction novel by Mary Shelley, which was first published in 1826. The book tells of a future world that has been ravaged by a plague. The novel was harshly reviewed at the time, and was virtually unknown until a scholarly revival beginning in the 1960s. It is notable in part for its semi-biographical portraits of Romantic figures in Shelley's circle, particularly Shelley's late husband Percy Bysshe Shelley and Lord Byron." -- Wikipedia

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BN ID:
2940013490666
Publisher:
VolumesOfValue
Publication date:
11/18/2011
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Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
466 KB

Meet the Author

"Mary Shelley née Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin (1797 – 1851) was a British novelist, short story writer, dramatist, essayist, biographer, and travel writer, best known for her Gothic novel Frankenstein: or, The Modern Prometheus (1818). She also edited and promoted the works of her husband, the Romantic poet and philosopher Percy Bysshe Shelley. Her father was the political philosopher William Godwin, and her mother was the philosopher and feminist Mary Wollstonecraft." -- Wikipedia

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The Last Man 3.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 14 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Long and at times overly detailed, a beautifully written tragedy.
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Paula Branthoover More than 1 year ago
unreadable due to typos