Written in 1907, Lord of the World is science fiction with a difference.
It foresees a time soon to come when the West is succumbing to a form of international socialism that crushes individuality and where the forces of secular materialism, relativism and state control are everywhere triumphant.
Protestantism is no more and Catholicism has been devastated by the development of new psychologies and the exodus of intellectuals in the wake of an Ecumenical Council.
Euthanasia has become an instrument of the state and the East, which has amalgamated into a single, pantheistic bloc, poses a military threat.
With the world adrift from all spiritual moorings and seemingly doomed to terrible war, a sinister figure appears from nowhere to achieve world domination. Julian Felsenberg, diplomat, scholar, guru – the Anti-christ.
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