1 edition of Last men in London found in the catalog.
Last men in London
|LC Classifications||PR6037.T18 L38 2011|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||vii, 271 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||271|
|LC Control Number||2010050348|
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The narrator is the same member of the eighteenth and final human species who purportedly induced Stapledon to write Last and First Men. Last Men in London is the story of this being's exploration of the consciousness of a present-day Englishman named Paul, from childhood through service with. T he Last London is (depending on how you count them) Iain Sinclair’s 18th book about the capital, but really they are one long book of which this is the final chapter.
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