Mary Shelley, “The Last Man”, 1826.

Mary Shelley, “The Last Man”, 1826 was an apocalyptic, science-fiction novel set in the future. Lionel Verney is the protagonist and title character, “Last Man”. Last Man “Lionel Verney” is the survivor of germ pandemic that kills 99% of the world’s population. The 1% remaining are injured, except Lionel Verney. The story is futuristic set … Continue reading Mary Shelley, “The Last Man”, 1826.