Welcome to the Essential Novelists book series, were we present to you the best works of remarkable authors. For this book, the literary critic August Nemo has chosen the two most important and meaningful novels of Olaf Stapledon which are Last And First Men and Star MakerOlaf Stapledon was a British philosopher and author of science fiction. In 2014, he was inducted into the Science Fiction and Fantasy Hall of Fame. Stapledon's writings directly influenced Arthur C. Clarke, Stanisaw Lem, C. S. Lewis and indirectly influenced many others, contributing many ideas to the world of science fiction. Star Maker contains the first known description of what are now called Dyson spheres. Last and First Men features early descriptions of genetic engineering and terraforming. Novels selected for this book: - Last And First Men; - Star Maker.This is one of many books in the series Essential Novelists. If you liked this book, look for the other titles in the series, we are sure you will like some of the authors.