Omega: The Last Days of the World

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Omega: The Last Days of the World
Author Camille Flammarion
Original title La Fin du monde
Publisher Ernest Flammarion (Paris)
The Cosmopolitan Publishing Company (New York)
Publication date
1894
Published in English
1894
ISBN 0-8032-6898-X (1999 reprint)
OCLC 40396597
843/.8 21
LC Class PQ2244.F9 F513 1999

Omega: The Last Days of the World (French: La Fin du monde) is a science fiction novel published in 1894 by Camille Flammarion.[1]

On 25th century Earth, a comet made mostly of Carbonic-Oxide (CO) could possibly collide with the Earth. It is concerned with the philosophy and political consequences of the end of the world.

Film version[edit]

In 1931, French director Abel Gance released his film adaptation of La Fin du monde, known in English as End of the World.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Camille Flammarion, La Fin du monde. Paris: Ernest Flammarion, 1894. The first English translation was published by The Cosmopolitan Publishing Company (New York) in 1894 (and reprinted by the University of Nebraska Press in 1999 for Bison Books, with an introduction by Robert Silverberg). A digitised version of the original French novel is available in the Gallica service of the Bibliothèque Nationale Française [retrieved 16 June 2015].