3 Days 3 Quotes | Day 1

Hello all. I’ve been nominated for the 3 Days 3 Quotes Challange by the wonderful Fatma at https://aminfatma.wordpress.com/ I highly recommend you visit her blog, where I can guarantee you’ll find something of interest for everyone. Thanks for nominating me, and I hope I’m up for the challenge! The rules are:

  1. Thank the person who nominated you .
  2. Post a quote for 3 consecutive days ( 1 quote for each day )
  3. Nominate three new bloggers each day.

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Last and First Men

Olaf Stapledon’s Last and First Men isn’t such a well-known book in 2016. There probably isn’t anything really close to a modern equivalent to compare it to. There’s no main characters we get to know and connect with as they follow their personal journeys, and there’s little in the way of plot or action. Picking a well-worn front-coverless Pelican Books edition for €1 today (or about 5 years ago as I did), it might seem like an alien object: a dry, historical book about our future. Though there also wasn’t much to compare it to when it was first published in 1930.

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