4 edition of After London or Wild England found in the catalog.
April 30, 2005
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||216|
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After London has the distinction of being a very early post-apocalyptic novel, written in This is rather the most interesting thing about it, as although some of the details are striking, the plot is very formulaic.
The book begins with a lyrical evocation of England after a mysterious, ill-understood environmental disaster/5. Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. After London, or Wild England, written inwas far ahead of its time.
An apocalyptic novel is commonplace in the 21st century, but at the close of the 19th century it was a new concept. Jeffries was fascinated with what nature could be if left alone. His love for the English rural areas is strong in this by: By: Richard Jefferies () First published inAfter London, or Wild England is considered to be one of the earliest instances of post-apocalyptic fiction, describing the effects of an unspecified catastrophe that dramatically changes the face of England and its d into two parts, the first depicts the fall of civilization, as society reverts to its 4/5(1).
After London, or Wild England, written inwas far ahead of its time. An apocalyptic novel is commonplace in the 21st century, but at the close of the 19th century it was a new concept. Jeffries was fascinated with what nature could be if left alone.
His love for the English rural areas is strong in this novel/5(46). This book is available for free download in a number of formats - including epub, pdf, azw, mobi and more.
You can also read the full text online using our ereader. After some sudden and unspecified catastrophe has depopulated England, the countryside reverts to nature, and the few survivors to a quasi-medieval way of life.4/5(7).
After London; or, Wild England Paperback – June 5, by Richard Jefferies (Author) › Visit Amazon's Richard Jefferies Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author.
Are you an author. Learn about Author Central /5(41). A Richard Jefferies Chronology 4. After London Or Wild England Part I: The Relapse Into Barbarism I. The Great Forest II. The Animals III. Men Of The Woods IV.
The Invaders V. The Lake Part II: Wild England I. Sir Felix II. The House Of Aquila III. The Stockade IV. The Canoe V.
Baron Aquila VI. The Forest Track VII. The Forest Track. 34 rows The first part of the book, "The Relapse into Barbarism", is the account by some later. The first part of the book, “The Relapse into Barbarism”, is the account by some later historian of the fall of civilization and its consequences, with a loving description of nature reclaiming England.
The second part, “Wild England”, is an adventure set many years later in the wild landscape and society/5(). LibriVox recording of After London, or Wild England, by Richard by Ruth Golding.
Jefferies' novel can be seen as an early example of "post-apocalyptic fiction." After some sudden and unspecified catastrophe has depopulated England, the countryside reverts to nature, and the few survivors to a quasi-medieval way of life. Editions for After London: or, Wild England: X (Paperback published in ), (Kindle Edition published in ), (Kindle Edition published in 2 Cited by: AFTER LONDON, OR WILD ENGLAND by Richard Jefferies (P1of2) - FULL AudioBook | GreatestAudioBooks - After London (), can be seen as an early example of "post-apocalyptic fiction": after some.
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London, Duckworth  (OCoLC) Document Type: Book. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Reprint of the ed. published by Cassell, London, New York. The first part of the book, "The Relapse into Barbarism", is the account by some later historian of the fall of civilisation and its consequences, with a loving description of nature reclaiming England.
The second part, "Wild England", is an adventure set. This book was of interest to me because I read and collect post-apocalypse fiction. The first part of the book is a study of what has happened in nature as a result of the fall of mankind, and while some of it is interesting, it quickly becomes monotonous hearing about the three kinds of wild dogs, the three kinds of wild cats, the three kinds of wild pigs.3/5(13).
After London, or Wild England by Richard Jefferies. Publisher: Duckworth & Co. ISBN/ASIN: BPJG3U Number of pages: Description: This is a science fiction novel by Richard Jefferies, an English naturalist and writer. Jefferies, Richard. AFTER LONDON; OR, WILD ENGLAND. London, Paris, New York & Melbourne: Cassell & Company, Limited, Octavo, pp.
[i-v] vi-vii [viii]  [ ads] + 8-page publisher's catalogue dated "" inserted at rear, original bevel-edged ochre cloth, front panel stamped in black, spine panel stamped in gold, rear panel ruled in blind, top edge .First published inAfter London, or Wild England is considered to be one of the earliest instances of post-apocalyptic fiction, describing the effects of an unspecified catastrophe that dramatically changes the face of England and its population.
Divided into two parts, the first depicts the fall of civilization, as society reverts to its. I came across 'After London, or Wild England' through reading Philip Hoare, and now I can't believe I've not found it before.
It's a dystopian view of the world, written inbefore dystopia was fashionable. Society has collapsed and the population of England has mysteriously vanished.
Civilisation, as we know it, is now pre-history.