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  • The Purple Cloud

    By M.P. Shiel

    Our Price: $16.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780803292796
    • Publisher: UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA PRESS
    • Published: September 2000
    (Bison Frontiers of Imagination Series). The novel is widely hailed as one of the best 'last man' novels ever written. Here Shiel's (1865-1947) weird and macabre work, a deadly purple vapor passes over the world and annihilates all living creatures except one man, Adam Jeffson, who embarks on an epic journey across a silent and devastated planet, an apocalyptic Robinson Crusoe putting together the semblance of a normal life from the flotsam and jetsam of his former existence. And, as he descends into madness over the years...294p.

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