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The Last Miracle By M. P. (Matthew Phipps) Shiel
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Matthew Phipps Shiell (21 July 1865 – 17 February 1947)... More > – known as M. P. Shiel – was a prolific British writer of West Indian descent. His legal surname remained "Shiell" though he adopted the shorter version as a de facto pen name.He is remembered mostly for supernatural horror and scientific romances. His work was published as serials, novels, and as short stories. The Purple Cloud (1901; 1929) remains his most famous and often reprinted novel.Born on the island of Montserrat in the West Indies, Matthew Phipps Shiell's mother was Priscilla Ann Blake; his father was Matthew Dowdy Shiell, most likely the illegitimate child of an Irish Customs Officer and a slave woman. Shiell was educated at Harrison College, Barbados.Shiell moved to England in 1885, eventually adopting Shiel as his pen name. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/M._P._Shiel< Less
The Purple Cloud By M. P. (Matthew Phipps) Shiel
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The Purple Cloud is a "last man" novel by the British writer M. P. Shiel. It was published in 1901. H.G. Wells lauded The Purple Cloud as "brilliant" and H. P. Lovecraft later... More > praised the novel as exemplary weird fiction, "delivered with a skill and artistry falling little short of actual majesty. "The novel formed the basis for the 1959 American film The World, the Flesh and the Devil.The novel exists in three distinct texts. It was first published as a serial, with illustrations by J. J. Cameron, in The Royal Magazine, Vol V, #27-#30, Vol VI, #31-32, January - June, 1901. This is the shortest version, and was photo-offset in Volume I of A. Reynolds Morse's monumental series, The Works of M. P. Shiel (1979–1983).The original book text was published in London by Chatto & Windus in September 1901. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Purple_Cloud Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less
Matthew Phipps Shiell, Collection By Matthew Phipps Shiell
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Matthew Phipps Shiell (21 July 1865 – 17 February 1947) known as M. P. Shiel — was a prolific British writer of West Indian descent. His legal surname remained "Shiell" though... More > he adopted the shorter version as a de facto pen name. He is remembered mostly for supernatural and scientific romances. His work was published as serials, novels, and as short stories. The Purple Cloud (1901) remains his most famous and often reprinted novel. The novel tells the tale of Adam Jeffson, who, returning alone from an expedition to the North Pole, discovers that a worldwide catastrophe has left him as the last man alive. In this ebook: The Lord of the Sea (1901) Prince Zaleski (1895) The Last Miracle (1906) The Purple Cloud (1901)< Less
The Lost Viol By M. P. Shiel
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A classic tale by author of classic SF novel, "The Purple Cloud". A Fantasy classic. Matthew Phipps Shiel (1865–1947) was a prolific British writer of West Indian descent. M. P.... More > Shiel is remembered mostly for supernatural and scientific romances. His work was published as serials, novels, and as short stories. The Purple Cloud (1901) remains his most famous and often reprinted novel.< Less
Contraband of War By M. P. Shiel
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A Tale Of The Hispano-American Struggle. Matthew Phipps Shiel (1865–1947) was a prolific British writer of West Indian descent. M. P. Shiel is remembered mostly for supernatural and... More > scientific romances. His work was published as serials, novels, and as short stories. The Purple Cloud (1901) remains his most famous and often reprinted novel.< Less
The Pale Ape By M. P. Shiel
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The Pale Ape - a ghost story with a tragic denouement set in an English country house, and also a magnificently atmospheric adventure of confused identity and abnormal psychology. Sharing much with... More > the atmospheric terror of the traditional ghost story, wherein established reality is invaded by outside forces -- albeit with a vastly different style and approach. "The Pale Ape" is a minor supernatural masterwork, mirroring in its tragic plot and emotional authenticity a sense of helplessness. Matthew Phipps Shiell, also known as M. P. Shiel, was a prolific British writer of West Indian descent. His legal surname remained "Shiell" though he adopted the shorter version as a de facto pen name. He is remembered mostly for supernatural and scientific romances. His work was published as serials, novels, and as short stories. The Purple Cloud (1901; 1929) remains his most famous and often reprinted novel.< Less
Lovecraftian Roots: Writers Who Influenced Howard Phillips Lovecraft By Gary Hill
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The companion to "Lovecraftian Branches," this book collects stories from a number of authors who were influential to the writings of H.P. Lovecraft. The stories included here... More > are: "The Willows" by Algernon Blackwood (1907) "The Yellow Sign" by Robert W. Chambers (1895) "Idle Days on the Yann" by Lord Dunsany (1910) "Lost Hearts" by M. R. James (1895) "The White People" by Arthur Manchen (1904) "out of the Deep" by Walter de la Mare (1923) "The Facts in the Case of M. Valdemar" by Edgar Allan Poe (1845) "The House of Sounds" by Matthew Phipps Shiel (1911) The book is edited and compiled by Gary Hill. It is dedicated to W.H. Pugmire and his estate receives part of the royalties from the book. Cover artwork by J.B. Lee< Less
Lovecraftian Roots: Writers Who Influenced Howard Phillips Lovecraft Hardcover Edition By Gary Hill
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The companion to "Lovecraftian Branches," this book collects stories from a number of authors who were influential to the writings of H.P. Lovecraft. The stories included here are:... More > "The Willows" by Algernon Blackwood (1907) "The Yellow Sign" by Robert W. Chambers (1895) "Idle Days on the Yann" by Lord Dunsany (1910) "Lost Hearts" by M. R. James (1895) "The White People" by Arthur Manchen (1904) "out of the Deep" by Walter de la Mare (1923) "The Facts in the Case of M. Valdemar" by Edgar Allan Poe (1845) "The House of Sounds" by Matthew Phipps Shiel (1911) The book is edited and compiled by Gary Hill. It is dedicated to W.H. Pugmire and his estate receives part of the royalties from the book. Cover artwork by J.B. Lee< Less

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