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Shapes in the FireShapes in the Fire
by M. P. Shiel , 1896
This book represents a collection of short stories by M. P. Shiel, written in an opulent prose reminiscent of Poe. From the table of contents: Xelucha; Maria in the Rose-bush; Vaila; Premier and Maker; Tulsah; The Serpent-ship; Phorfor.
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The Lord of the SeaThe Lord of the Sea
by M. P. Shiel , 1901
The story is of Richard Hogarth, a man of lofty spirit who on discovering a cache of giant diamonds inside a fallen meteor undertakes a bold project to re-shape the human condition on a global scale. A very remarkable novel.
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The Last MiracleThe Last Miracle
by M. P. Shiel - T. Werner Laurie , 1906
I have been asked by the publishers who bring out this book to add yet a mite to the mass of writing which has appeared in regard to the late events, for how are the mighty fallen! and, as when an oak announces its downfall through the forest ...
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The Purple CloudThe Purple Cloud
by M. P. Shiel , 1901
A 'last man' novel by the British writer Shiel. The story, a recording of a medium's meditation over the future writing of the text, details the narrator's (Adam Jeffson's) expedition to the North Pole during the 20th century on board the Boreal.
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