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The Last Man

W. Mary Shelley

Published
ISBN : 9781428075610
Hardcover
388 pages
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The Last Man ends in 2100, the last year of the world. A devastating plague has wiped out humanity, except for one man. This novel of horror, originally published in 1826, was rejected in its time and out of print from 1833 to 1963, when the firstMoreThe Last Man ends in 2100, the last year of the world. A devastating plague has wiped out humanity, except for one man. This novel of horror, originally published in 1826, was rejected in its time and out of print from 1833 to 1963, when the first Bison Books edition appeared. Some critics now rate The Last Man more highly than Frankenstein, by the same author. This Bison Books edition offers a new introduction by Anne K. Mellor, who writes, In our era of AIDS and biological warfare, Shelleys apocalyptic vision of an incurable plague that gradually destroys the entire human species resonates with mythic power.