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 massive 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 via warring tribes, a lone hero undertakes a quest to end up himself worthwhile of his liked.
Characterized by means of the Observer as "the most lovely of Victorian novels," this 1885 story pioneered the post-apocalyptic style of technology 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 wasteland, Jeffries devised a fable that locations humanity in a country towards nature. After London inspired 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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After London (Dover Doomsday Classics) by Richard Jefferies