The Resource After London, (ebook)

After London, (ebook)

Label
After London
Title
After London
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A catastrophe has descended upon England. London is now a pestilent swamp, dotted with the ghostly remains of ancient buildings. A giant lake dominates the center of the country, towns have collapsed and given way to forests, and the few scattered survivors have descended into barbarism. Amid the ruins of civilization and a countryside ravaged by warring tribes, a lone hero undertakes a quest to prove himself worthy of his beloved. Characterized by the Observer as "the most beautiful of Victorian novels," this 1885 tale pioneered the post-apocalyptic genre of science fiction. Author Richard Jefferies was a noted naturalist, and his scientific expertise informs the evocative descriptions of birds, plants, and animals. An avid lover of wilderness, Jeffries devised a fantasy that places humanity in a state closer to nature. After London influenced William Morris, J. R .R. Tolkien, and countless other writers, and it remains a haunting tale of environmental collapse and dynamic adventure
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Jefferies, Richard
Dewey number
823.8
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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Farm life
Target audience
adult
Label
After London, (ebook)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780486806303
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11607429
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11607429
System control number
MWT11607429
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
After London, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780486806303
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11607429
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11607429
System control number
MWT11607429
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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