books by William Olaf Stapledon

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Last and First Men (SF Masterworks)
Olaf Stapledon, William Olaf Stapledon

Gollancz, 2000

One of the most extraordinary, imaginative and ambitious novels of the century: a history of the evolution of humankind over the next 2 billion years. Among all science fiction writers Olaf Stapledon stands alone for the sheer scope and ambition of his work. First published in 1930, Last and First Men is full of pioneering speculations about evolution, terraforming, genetic engineering and many other subjects.


Philosophy and living,
William Olaf. Stapledon

Harmondsworth, Middlesex: Published by Penguin Books Limited,, 1939


William Olaf. Stapledon

London: Methuen & Co. Ltd.,, 1935


Last of First Men A Story of the Near and Far Future
William Olaf. Stapledon

London: Methuen & Co. Ltd.,, 1930


Olaf Stapledon, Anthology (Last And First Men, Odd John, The Flames, Sirius, Last Men in London, Death into ..., 2013

***Hyperlinked Table of Contents*** William Olaf Stapledon (10 May 1886 – 6 September 1950) — known as Olaf Stapledon — was a British philosopher and author of several influential works of science fiction. Stapledon's writings directly influenced Arthur C. Clarke, Brian Aldiss, Stanisław Lem, John Gloag, Naomi Mitchison, C. S. Lewis, Vernor Vinge, John Maynard Smith, and indirectly influenced many others, contributing many ideas to the ...


The Seed and the Flower, 2012

" God sowed a seed, and there came a flower. Holy is God, and the world His flower. THERE was a poor man who had a field, wherein he laboured all day. He had a daughter, an only child, and he loved her. At sunset, after his work, he looked at the field; and twilight fell upon him looking, and the stars came out. God's flower hung over him open, and he knew it not. But he called his daughter from the house, and laid his hand on her head. ...


Odd John and Sirius
William Olaf Stapledon

Peter Smith Pub, 1940

Two of the finest future histories ever written, each concerning a central question: If and when a superior being is introduced into a culture, how will either survive? Odd John is the definitive fictionalization of the mutated superman who has to decide what to do with his gifts, while  Sirius concerns a dog with superhuman mentality.




Burgmuller: 25 Progressive Pieces, opus 100 (Book & CD) (Alfred ...
Marvel Masterworks: The X-Men Volume 6
J. S. Bach: Inventions & Sinfonias (Book & CD) (Alfred CD Edition)
Junior Hanon (Alfred Masterwork Edition)
Hanon: The Virtuoso Pianist (Complete) (Alfred Masterwork Edition)


Philosophy: 100 Essential Thinkers: The Ideas That Have Shaped Our ...
Philosophy for Life and Other Dangerous Situations: Ancient ...
The Four Agreements: A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom (A Toltec ...
Superheroes: The Best of Philosophy and Pop Culture
Philosophy: A Text with Readings


D'Aulaires' Book of Greek Myths
Akiane: Her Life, Her Art, Her Poetry
The Complete Far Side: 1980-1994
Chicken Soup for the Teenage Soul: Stories of Life, Love and Learning
The Complete Tales of Beatrix Potter : The 23 Original Peter Rabbit ...

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