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By Richard Jefferies

ISBN-10: 0554248204

ISBN-13: 9780554248202

ISBN-10: 1981508155

ISBN-13: 9781981508150

"Remarkable in its early tackle the apocalypse." —
A disaster has descended upon England. London is now a pestilent swamp, dotted with the ghostly is still of historical structures. an incredible lake dominates the guts of the rustic, cities have collapsed and given method to forests, and the few scattered survivors have descended into barbarism. Amid the ruins of civilization and a nation-state ravaged via warring tribes, a lone hero undertakes a quest to end up himself worthwhile of his cherished.
Characterized via the Observer as "the most pretty of Victorian novels," this 1885 story pioneered the post-apocalyptic style of technology fiction. writer Richard Jefferies used to be a famous naturalist, and his medical services informs the evocative descriptions of birds, vegetation, and animals. An avid lover of desolate tract, Jeffries devised a delusion that areas humanity in a kingdom toward nature. After London inspired William Morris, J. R .R. Tolkien, and numerous different writers, and it is still a haunting story of environmental cave in and dynamic adventure.

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