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British future fiction

British future fiction

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Published by Pickering & Chatto in London .
Written in English


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Statementedited by I. F. Clarke. Vol.8, The end of the world.
ContributionsClarke, I. F.
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Open LibraryOL18698259M

Things can always be worse and you can rely on novelists to put that phrase into cold, hard words on the page. Noah’s ark and the flood that wiped Earth clean of wicked mankind is an early example of post-apocalyptic writing but the modern genre of end of the world literature can be traced back two centuries to Mary Shelley’s The Last Man published in Action/Adventure British Television Comedy Classics Documentaries Drama Kids British Royalty - Historical Fiction: Books. 1 - 20 of results the stakes have never been greater than now—as a mission for queen and country places the future of the British Empire squarely in Thomas Pitt’s hands. It is not the View Product [ x.

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