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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 is still of historical constructions. an enormous lake dominates the heart 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 nation-state ravaged through warring tribes, a lone hero undertakes a quest to end up himself valuable of his liked.
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 desolate tract, Jeffries devised a fable that areas humanity in a kingdom toward nature. After London inspired 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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