Last and First Men
By (author) Olaf Stapledon
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Last and First Men by Olaf Stapledon
Book Description"No book before or since has ever had such an impact upon my imagination," declared 2001 author Arthur C. Clarke of this masterpiece of science fiction. An imaginative, ambitious history of humanity's future that spans billions of years, this 1930 epic abounds in prescient speculations. A must-read for scholars of the genre.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780486466828
(214mm x 137mm x 12mm)
Imprint: Dover Publications Inc.
Publisher: Dover Publications Inc.
Publish Date: 25-Jul-2008
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Olaf Stapledon
Odd John, Paperback (March 2012)
The book that gave the world the term Homo superior.
Last Men in London, Paperback (September 2011)
In this companion to Last and First Men, a being from the remote future investigates 20th-century life by entering a subject's mind and observing his childhood, participation in World War I, and afterward.
Sirius, Paperback (April 2011)
'The most human of all Stapledon's novels' Brian Aldiss
Last and First Men, Paperback (April 2009)» View all books by Olaf Stapledon
One of the great classics of the first half of the 20th century - 2 billion years of mankind's history
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Author Biography - Olaf Stapledon
A preeminent figure of British science fiction, Olaf Stapledon (1886-1950) wrote several influential novels. Praised by H. G. Wells, Aldous Huxley, and Virginia Woolf, Stapledon's works introduced such innovative concepts as genetic engineering and terraforming.
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