UPDATED AND REVISED MILLENNIUM EDITION. Easy read format. One of the most extraordinary, imaginative and ambitious novels of the century: a history of the evolution of humankind over the next 2 billion years. Among all science fiction writers Olaf Stapledon stands alone for the sheer scope and ambition of his work. First published in 1930, Last and First Men is full of pioneering speculations about evolution, terraforming, genetic engineering and many other subjects.
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A preeminent figure of British science fiction, Olaf Stapledon (1886-1950) wrote several influential novels. Praised by H. G. Wells, Aldous Huxley, and Virginia Woolf, Stapledon's works introduced such innovative concepts as genetic engineering and terraforming.
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Book Description Penguin Books, 1973. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110140035060
Book Description Penguin Books, 1973. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0140035060
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