The Tales of the Last Days, 1805–3794

  • I. F. Clarke

Abstract

Thirty-six years ago cinema audiences throughout the world saw their worst fears realized in the brilliant, unsparing images of Dr Strangelove; or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb. The final frames in the Kubrick film displayed the mushroom cloud that signalled the end for all living things; and the last sound from that worst of all possible futures was the voice of Vera Lynn, as she sang of her hope that the world might have a second chance: ‘We’ll meet again, don’t know where, don’t know when.’

Keywords

Entropy Europe Steam Beach Microbe 

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