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 historic constructions. an immense lake dominates the guts of the rustic, cities have collapsed and given technique to forests, and the few scattered survivors have descended into barbarism. Amid the ruins of civilization and a nation-state ravaged by way of warring tribes, a lone hero undertakes a quest to turn out himself worthwhile of his cherished.
Characterized through the Observer as "the most lovely of Victorian novels," this 1885 story pioneered the post-apocalyptic style of technological know-how 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 barren region, Jeffries devised a fable that locations humanity in a country toward nature. After London motivated 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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