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Purple cloud, the

Foretold by a priest as being against the will of God, Adam Jeffson's Arctic expedition unleashes a terrible fate on the world - a mysterious purple cloud that spreads far into the heavens and across the earth. Jeffson returns to the horror of finding the entire crew dead onboard his ship, and, as he gradually realizes, the entire population of the planet has been wiped out. Descending into a madness, he burns cities, declares himself a monarch with no subjects, attempts to create an enormous golden palace for God and for himself. But everything changes as he discovers he is not the only person left, stumbling upon a naked young woman without any knowledge of the world that once stood.

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  • "Foretold by a priest as being against the will of God, Adam Jeffson's Arctic expedition unleashes a terrible fate on the world - a mysterious purple cloud that spreads far into the heavens and across the earth. Jeffson returns to the horror of finding the entire crew dead onboard his ship, and, as he gradually realizes, the entire population of the planet has been wiped out. Descending into a madness, he burns cities, declares himself a monarch with no subjects, attempts to create an enormous golden palace for God and for himself. But everything changes as he discovers he is not the only person left, stumbling upon a naked young woman without any knowledge of the world that once stood."@en
  • "When he returns from his expedition to the Arctic, Adam Jeffson realizes that he is the sole survivor after a poisonous cloud has killed of every other creature on earth. As he journey's across the world, he sinks further and further into madness."
  • "When he returns from his expedition to the Arctic, Adam Jeffson realizes that he is the sole survivor after a poisonous cloud has killed of every other creature on earth. As he journey's across the world, he sinks further and further into madness."@en
  • "The Purple Cloud is a "last man" novel by the British writer M.P. Shiel. It was published in 1901. The story, a recording of a medium's meditation over the future writing of the text, details the narrator's (Adam Jeffson's) expedition to the North Pole during the 20th century on board "The Boreal". Before Jeffson leaves, he hears a sermon by a Scottish priest named Mackay, speaking against Polar research, calling the failure of all previous expeditions the will of God, and prophesying a terrible fate for those who attempt to go against God's will in this ..."@en

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  • "Apocalyptic fantasies."@en
  • "Apocalyptic fantasies."
  • "Science fiction."@en
  • "Science fiction."
  • "Electronic books."
  • "Electronic books."@en
  • "Apocalyptic fantasies"
  • "Science fiction"
  • "Fiction"
  • "Fiction"@en
  • "Fantasy fiction."
  • "Fantasy fiction."@en
  • "Fiction."
  • "Fiction."@en

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  • "The purple cloud [in a whole issue of famous fantastic mysteries, June 1949]."
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  • "Purple Cloud."
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  • "The Purple Cloud"
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  • "The Purple Cloud. [A novel.]."@en
  • "The purple cloud,"
  • "The purple cloud,"@en
  • "The purple cloud."@en
  • "The purple cloud."
  • "Purple cloud."@en
  • "Purple cloud."
  • "The Purple Cloud."@en
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  • "The purple cloud /"
  • "The Purple cloud."
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