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It chronicles one man’s discovery that he is the last man on earth. Shiel’s book is Purpure Sutherland’s intro placing it in the stream of other last-man novels, hi This is one of those books that has a great premise post-apocalypse, last man alivebut is ponderous to read. Watching Adam reconstruct what has happened by observing what remains is the most moving and powerful part of the book.
Jeffson’s fiance, Clodagh, is ambitious and murderous and contrives to poison one of the expedition members – her cousin – so that Jeffson can join the party. As Sutherland mentions in one of his notes, Shiel was wont to use many words when one would do. At one point he undertakes to burn London to the ground.
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Pese a contar con un buen punto de partida, esta novela me ha ido creando un problema tras otro, hasta el purpures que estaba deseando terminarla y pasar a otra cosa.
Shiel, here are the coordinates of this novel. Shiel bebe de fuentes como E. For whatever reason, he has become the focus of these powers, guided by them to the Pole and throughout his life after the mass destruction.
A very satisfying read, and a slender enough volume that it can be devoured in just a night or three of casual reading. The expedition is the latest in a long series of failures purpurrea otherwise well led and well supplied efforts.
Slowly the first man to have set foot on the Pole sails the small ship back to civilisation only to gradually discover that all human and animal life appears to have been wiped out in some appalling catastrophe from which only his recent unique isolation has spared him.
The Purple Cloud by M.P. Shiel
As an historical amusement certainly one has to give Shiel credit for producing, at times, a hypnotic and uneasy novel about the last man on earth, yet one can’t help but be dismayed that his writing indulges and tends to meander to the point of exhaustion. A deadly purple vapor passes over the world and annihilates all living creatures except purpkrea man, Adam Jeffson. Jan 17, Stewart rated it it was amazing.
Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. I think it stems from a misguided l that cramming this information yields a scientific imprint and makes the work more realistic with such arcane knowledge threaded throughout, however it simply makes one tired as there is no point to the purpurez listing.
Still, while flawed, this part of the book was interesting.
Good enough that I stayed up until three in the morning to finish it. Gradually, the reality sets in: As for the ones who would like to read this book, but know nothing about Mr. Jeffson remembers a man he met in college who claimed that two great powers–one Black and one White–were in competition for the Earth. Aug 01, Kay rated it liked it Shelves: Jeffson is a doctor who wishes he could go on a North Pole expedition. Del resto, l’autore stesso era un eccentrico: Still, the obsessive madness is infectious.
It is a “last man” novel that may well have been ground-breaking but it is not particularly well-written. Why not burn it all if there’s no one left to appreciate it? The final part of the book is almost too cloying and obvious, but Shiel pulls it off with such skill that the last few chapters fly past at blinding speed. The future manuscript is the account set down by a member of an expedition which hoped to be first to reach the Pole The endless pages of Jeffson meeting up with boat after boat full of dead men and then going from city to city to city to city I suppose at the time perhaps the concept of being the last man on Earth and what that would do to one’s mind was uniqu Yeah, so half this book consists of the main character, the last man on Earth, wondering the wonder and blowing stuff up.
Be warned, there are strong misogynist and racist undertones throughout the book. Trivia About The Purple Cloud.
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The prose reads like a nineteenth-century travelogue – very calm and studied – but the story reads like Mad Max. Shiel’s The Purple Cloud tells the story Adam Jeffson, the last survivor of a doomed Polar expedition and, ultimately, the last man on Earth. The prose is incredibly overwrought, there is a wholly superfluous framing conceit, and the main character is a nightmare. Apr 18, Lorenzo Berardi rated it really liked it Shelves: She is innocent, beautiful and childlike and thoroughly, thoroughly awful as a character.
Many expeditions are mounted before Jeffson’s crew heads north and they all fail luckily for mankind.
This is, of course, contrary to God’s plan to by the end of the novel Jeffson has come to accept his role as the new Adam. Quotes from The Purple Cloud. Wilcock, jube l’autore entra in contatto con se stesso: First he discovers the odd corpses of animals Una trama fantastica, che non per forza dovremmo definire fantascientifica.
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