Imagine a solitary narrator, standing, facing a future world devastated by disease and fanaticism. No, it’s not one of the latest Hollywood blockbusters, although it could, it’s an 1826 novel written by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, best known for being the author Frankenstein. But if with her famous novel she became one of the pioneers of the science fiction genre, with another of her titles, The Last Man, she also managed to be a pioneer of a subgenre within science fiction, that of the dystopian and apocalyptic scenarios.

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