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 solution 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 end up himself important of his cherished.
Characterized through the Observer as "the most pretty of Victorian novels," this 1885 story pioneered the post-apocalyptic style of technology fiction. writer Richard Jefferies was once a famous naturalist, and his clinical services informs the evocative descriptions of birds, crops, and animals. An avid lover of desert, Jeffries devised a fable that areas humanity in a country toward nature. After London prompted 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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