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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 continues to be of old structures. an incredible 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 through warring tribes, a lone hero undertakes a quest to end up himself necessary 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 clinical services informs the evocative descriptions of birds, crops, and animals. An avid lover of wasteland, Jeffries devised a myth that locations humanity in a nation towards 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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