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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 historic structures. a huge lake dominates the guts 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 via warring tribes, a lone hero undertakes a quest to end up himself necessary of his liked.
Characterized by means of the Observer as "the most pretty 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 clinical services informs the evocative descriptions of birds, vegetation, and animals. An avid lover of barren region, Jeffries devised a fable that locations humanity in a kingdom towards nature. After London encouraged 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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