The Last Man

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University of Nebraska Press, 1965 - Fiction - 342 pages
18 Reviews
Taken from an ancient text found abandoned in a cave, The Last Man ends in 2100, ?the last year of the world.? A devastating worldwide plague has annihilated all of humanity except for one man, who chronicles the world's demise. This novel of apocalyptic horror, originally published in 1826, was rejected in its time and was out of print from 1833 to 1965, when the first Bison Books edition appeared.

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I also hated Mary Shelley's writing style. - Goodreads
I would give the ending five stars without a doubt. - Goodreads
The plot moves in strange ways. - Goodreads
Not so with the ending. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Nicole Hogan - Goodreads

Oh, The Last Man! One of the (many)books perpetually on my re-read list. This later work from Shelly shows her talent as a mature innovative writer and secures a literary legacy outside of her husband ... Read full review

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User Review  - Vane - Goodreads

The Last Man is, as its name says, the story of the last man (Lionel Verney) living on the surface of Earth. During the course of his story, a deadly plague that killed most of mankind started to ... Read full review

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About the author (1965)

Mary Shelley (1797?1851) was the author of many works, the best known of which is the classic Frankenstein. Judith Tarr is the author of more than thirty novels of fantasy and historical fiction, including the Epona sequence.

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