Last and First Men

Last and First Men

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Last and First Men: A Story of the Near and Far Future is a science fiction novel written in 1930 by the British author Olaf Stapledon. A work of unprecedented scale in the genre, it describes the history of humanity from the present onwards across two billion years and eighteen distinct human species, of which our own is the first and most primitive. Stapledon's conception of history is based on the Hegelian Dialectic, following a repetitive cycle with many varied… (more)

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Mark Dude
Mark Dude
Fri, 20 Nov 2015 04:15:15 +0100

Wrong cover, does not include Star Maker.

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Language: English

Published in: 1930

Word count: 114,994 words (≈ about 8 hours)


Copyright: This work is available for countries where copyright is Life+50.

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