Odd John

Odd John

by Olaf Stapledon
     
 

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John Wainwright is a freak - a human mutation with an extraordinary intelligence which is both awesome and frightening to all who come into contact with him. Ordinary humans were just playthings to John - subjects for an endless chain of experiments. Their feelings, and sometimes even their lives, are expendable.

Odd John has a plan - to create a new order on Earth,

Overview

John Wainwright is a freak - a human mutation with an extraordinary intelligence which is both awesome and frightening to all who come into contact with him. Ordinary humans were just playthings to John - subjects for an endless chain of experiments. Their feelings, and sometimes even their lives, are expendable.

Odd John has a plan - to create a new order on Earth, a new supernormal species. But the world is not ready for such a change.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781519117601
Publisher:
CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date:
11/04/2015
Pages:
158
Sales rank:
783,351
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.34(d)

Meet the Author

Olaf Stapledon (1886-1950) was born near Liverpool and educated at Balliol College, Oxford and Liverpool University. After spending eighteen months working in a shipping office in Liverpool and Port Said, he lectured extramurally for Liverpool University in English Literature and industrial history. He served in France from 1915 until 1919 with the Friends' Ambulance Unit and then lectured again for Liverpool University in psychology and philosophy. His novels include First and Last Men, Last Men in London, Star Maker and Odd John.

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