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The Darkest of Nights

(1964)
(Survival Margin)
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A deadly plague engulfs East Asia - the rest of the world's governments look on callously, until the shadow of the new virus begins to sweep across the globe.
As the pandemic draws nearer to Britain shelters are hastily constructed, but when the death toll rises and the populace finds themselves sacrificed for the sake of the elite, the cry for revolution rings out amidst the sirens.
Charles Eric Maine's subversive novel shows that even the heroes may succumb to brutality as humanity descends into a desperate scramble for survival.
Charles Eric Maine was the pseudonym of David McIlwain (1921-1981), a prolific writer of science fiction novels in the 1950s and 1960s. Maine was renowned for fast-paced thriller plotlines, which explored the unintended consequences of scientific progress.

Genre: Science Fiction

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Paperback Editions

February 2019 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Darkest of Nights (British Library Science Fiction Classics)
Author(s): Charles Eric Maine
ISBN: 0-7123-5218-X / 978-0-7123-5218-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: British Library Publishing
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Kindle Editions

February 2019 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Darkest of Nights (British Library Science Fiction Classics Book 6)
Author(s): Charles Eric Maine
Publisher: British Library Publishing
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