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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 continues to be of old structures. an enormous lake dominates the guts of the rustic, cities have collapsed and given option to forests, and the few scattered survivors have descended into barbarism. Amid the ruins of civilization and a geographical region ravaged by way of warring tribes, a lone hero undertakes a quest to turn out himself useful of his liked.
Characterized by means of 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, crops, and animals. An avid lover of wasteland, Jeffries devised a myth that locations humanity in a kingdom toward nature. After London encouraged William Morris, J. R .R. Tolkien, and numerous different writers, and it continues to be a haunting story of environmental cave in and dynamic adventure.

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