The Hopkins Manuscript by R.C. Sherriff 9780241349076

The Hopkins Manuscript


In a sleepy English village, a retired schoolteacher named Edgar Hopkins bears witness to the unthinkable - the moon has been dislodged from its celestial path and is hurtling towards Earth. As the prospect of a cataclysmic collision looms, Hopkins meticulously documents the escalating panic and desperate attempts at survival in his manuscript. R.C. Sherriff's chilling novel "The Hopkins Manuscript" takes readers on a haunting journey through the final days of humanity, exploring themes of resilience, mortality, and the fragility of our existence.

R.C. Sherriff, renowned for his play "Journey's End" about World War I, crafts a gripping and thought-provoking tale in "The Hopkins Manuscript." With a deft hand, he weaves together elements of science fiction, speculative fiction, and post-apocalyptic fiction, creating a haunting portrayal of a world teetering on the brink of annihilation. Sherriff's masterful storytelling and poignant observations on the human condition make this novel a must-read for fans of literary fiction and speculative narratives alike.

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