By Richard Jefferies
"Remarkable in its early tackle the apocalypse." — examiner.com
A disaster has descended upon England. London is now a pestilent swamp, dotted with the ghostly continues to be of historical constructions. an incredible lake dominates the heart of the rustic, cities have collapsed and given strategy to forests, and the few scattered survivors have descended into barbarism. Amid the ruins of civilization and a nation-state ravaged through warring tribes, a lone hero undertakes a quest to end up himself beneficial of his liked.
Characterized by way of the Observer as "the most lovely 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 clinical services informs the evocative descriptions of birds, vegetation, and animals. An avid lover of desert, Jeffries devised a myth that areas humanity in a nation in the direction of nature. After London motivated 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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After London (Dover Doomsday Classics) by Richard Jefferies