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By Richard Jefferies

"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. a huge lake dominates the guts of the rustic, cities have collapsed and given approach to forests, and the few scattered survivors have descended into barbarism. Amid the ruins of civilization and a geographical region ravaged via warring tribes, a lone hero undertakes a quest to turn out himself valuable of his cherished.
Characterized through the Observer as "the most lovely of Victorian novels," this 1885 story pioneered the post-apocalyptic style of technology fiction. writer Richard Jefferies was once a famous naturalist, and his medical services informs the evocative descriptions of birds, vegetation, and animals. An avid lover of desert, Jeffries devised a fable that locations humanity in a nation toward nature. After London stimulated 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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