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    The Last Man by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

A futuristic story of tragic love and of the gradual extermination of the human race by plague, The Last Man is Mary Shelley's most important novel after Frankenstein. With intriguing portraits of Percy Bysshe Shelley and Lord Byron, the novel offers a vision of the future that expresses a reaction against Romanticism, and demonstrates the failure of the imagination and of art to redeem the doomed characters.

Year: 1826
Genre: Gothic HorrorPlague

    I Am Legend by Richard Matheson

Robert Neville may well be the last living man on Earth . . . but he is not alone. An incurable plague has mutated every other man, woman, and child into bloodthirsty, nocturnal creatures who are determined to destroy him. By day, he is a hunter, stalking the infected monstrosities through the abandoned ruins of civilization. By night, he barricades himself in his home and prays for dawn....

Year: 1954
Genre: HorrorPlagueVampires

    The Stand by Stephen King

Stephen King's apocalyptic vision of a world blasted by plague and tangled in an elemental struggle between good and evil remains as riveting and eerily plausible as when it was first published.

Year: 1978
Genre: PlaguePost Apocalypse




Want ItGot ItRead ItYearTitle

1826The Last Man by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley Gothic Horror, Plague
1954I Am Legend by Richard Matheson Horror, Vampires, Plague
1978The Stand by Stephen King Post Apocalypse, Plague





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