This volume contains Matthew Phipps Shiel's 1906 novel, "The Last Miracle". This book is recommended for fans of supernatural and science fiction, and is a must-have for collectors of Shiel's work. Matthew Phipps Shiel (1865 - 1947) - also known as M. P. Shiel - was a seminal British writer best remembered for his supernatural and scientific romances. They were published as serials, novels, and as short stories. "The Purple Cloud" (1901) is his most famous and frequently reprinted novel. The chapters of this text include: "My Visit to Swandale", "The Wren", "The Styrian", "The Ritual", "The Street Corner", "The Death-Bed", "The Bells", "The Trail", "The Meeting", "The Compact"; "The Face of Robinson", ''Crucify to Yourselves Afresh the Son of Man'', etcetera. Many antiquarian texts such as this are increasingly scarce and expensive, and it is with this in mind that we are republishing this book now in an affordable, high-quality, modern edition. It comes complete with a specially commissioned biography of the author.