The Last Gentleman

Author: Rory Magill
Published: 1953
Language: English
Wordcount: 3,740 / 18 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 54.3
LoC Category: PS
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No one knew, no one cared. For a great lethargy was overcoming the people and their only salvation was—The LAST Gentleman

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Average Rating of 5 from 1 reviews: *****
2012.11.28
Sardo Weems
*****

A plausable end-of-the-world story from 1953. Despite cold-war fears in the story, it isn't dated at all. I was kept puzzled to the end, even as the evidence piled up. What I thought was careless science turned out to be very good science.

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