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It is interesting to note that his novel  The Iron Heel  (written in 1906 and published in 1908) belies  London's avid interest in science fiction. Considered to be one of his best novels, the novel predicts a  Fascist oligarchy in the United States under threat from a proletarian revolution, allegedly pictured in  manuscripts discovered by scholars in the socialist twenty-seventh century. "A Thousand Deaths"  (1899), London's first science fiction tale, utilizes some key motifs of the science fiction genre: a  solitary, embittered scientist subjects his son to some revivification experiments, but the scientist is  soon dematerialized by a fantastical weapon invented by his son. London's story "The Shadow and  the Flash" (1903) has as its concern the quest for invisibility on the part of two scientists. "The 
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