The Last Man is Mary Shelley's apocalyptic fantasy of the end of human civilisation. Set in the late twenty-first century, the novel unfolds a sombre and pessimistic vision of mankind confronting inevitable destruction. Interwoven with her futuristic theme, Mary Shelley incorporates idealised portraits of Shelley and Byron, yet rejects Romanticism and its faith in art and nature.Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley (1797-1851) was the only daughter of Mar...
By Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
Listening Length: 22 hours and 33 minutes
Program Type: Audiobook
Publisher: Audible Studios
Audible.com Release Date: May 2, 2013
Whispersync for Voice: Ready
Language: English, English
Format: PDF Text TXT book
First off I struggled in reading this since the style of writing is not what I am used to.I have read Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, which I loved and I was interested in herother works. It begans with a tale two orphans - Lionel and Perdita Verney.