"His Last Bow" is a collection of seven Sherlock Holmes stories (eight in American editions) by Arthur Conan Doyle, as well as the title of one of the stories in that collection. Adventures involving an illustrious client and a Sussex vampire; the problems of Thor Bridge and of the Lions Mane; puzzles concerning a creeping man and the three-gabled house; disappearances of secret plans and a lady of noble standing; all test the courage of Dr Watson and the intellect of the greatest detective of them all, Mr Sherlock Homes.
Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley was an English novelist, dramatist, and short story writer, universally known for her Gothic novel "Frankenstein: or, The Modern Prometheus". "The Last Man" is an apocalyptic sci-fi novel that tells the story about the world of the future, almost destroyed by the plage. The plot revolves around Lionel Verney, the orphan son of an impoverished nobleman, and his adventures before and after the collapse.