The Coming Race (1871 novel)

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The Coming Race

Title page of the 1871 ed.
Author Edward Bulwer-Lytton
Publisher Wm. Blackwood and Sons
Location Edinburgh & London
Pub. date 1871
Language English

The Coming Race (also republished as The Coming Race, or the New Utopia and Vril, the Power of the Coming Race) is an 1871 English-language novel by Edward Bulwer-Lytton, originally published anonymously by Blackwood and Sons (in Edinburgh and London). The story relates the explorations of an unnamed narrator in the subterranean world of the Vril-ya, a race of technologically-advanced telepaths descended from an antediluvian civilisation known as the Ana.



  • The Coming Race, Edinburgh and London: William Blackwood and Sons, 1871 


  • Bulwer-Lytton, Edward; Wachsmuth, Günther (1922) (in German), Vril; oder, Eine Menschheit der Zukunft, Stuttgart: A.G. Verlag  — translation by Wachsmuth, a follower of Rudolf Steiner's esoteric thought