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The Last Man - Mary Shelley
The Last Man
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780199552351 (0199552355)
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Pages no: 479
Edition language: English
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BrokenTune rated it
2.5 The Last Man
One word, in truth, had alarmed her more than battles or sieges, during which she trusted Raymond’s high command would exempt him from danger. That word, as yet it was not more to her, was PLAGUE. This enemy to the human race had begun early in June to raise its serpent-head on the shores of the Nil...
Philosophical Musings of a Book Nerd
Philosophical Musings of a Book Nerd rated it
4.0 Shelley's Apocalypse
Being a lover of older books and science-fiction when I discover a book that is in effect both I become really interested, so when I discovered that Mary Shelley (of [book:Frankenstein] fame) wrote a book about the last man left alive on Earth (or as she puts it in her book the LAST MAN), I was imme...
Helen Rena
Helen Rena rated it
5.0 A Book to Read Should You Ever Feel Too Happy
For a while I hesitated if I should turn on the spoiler alert marker for this post. But then again, the plot is given away in the title, right? What surprises me, though, is that The Last Man is not more popular in this era of the post-apocalyptic, everybody-dies-of-something-or-other-in-the-nick-...
Krazykiwi @ Kiwitopia
Krazykiwi @ Kiwitopia rated it
3.0 The Last Man, by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
My fortunes have been, from the beginning, an exemplification of the power that mutability may possess over the varied tenor of man's life tl;dr version: More interesting as an artefact of early post-apocalyptic literature, and perhaps for the lightly hidden portraits of Shelley and Byron by some...
Lisa (Harmony)
Lisa (Harmony) rated it
1.0 The Last Man (Oxford World's Classics)
Looking at my review of Shelley's Frankenstein, I noted I had written that the "flowery, melodramatic style sometimes made me roll my eyes." But I also remember by and large enjoying that book, and being impressed by the play of ideas and imagination. Enough I had wanted to read this other book by S...
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