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The Purple Cloud

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A purple vapor passes over the world and annihilates all living creatures except Adam Jeffson. He embarks on an epic journey across a silent and devastated planet, an apocalyptic Robinson Crusoe putting together the semblance of a normal life from the flotsam and jetsam of his former existence.

Genre: Science Fiction

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"A magician." - Dashiell Hammett

"A master of the written word and a virtuoso of the imagination." - L P Hartley

"Here is a wilder wonderland than Poe ever dreamt of... It is Poe, perhaps, but Poe with an unearthly radiance." - Arthur Machen

"The very accent of Edgar Allan Poe." - Dorothy L Sayers

"A flaming genius! At his best he is not to be touched, because there is no one else like him." - Hugh Walpole

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