A Journal Of The Plague Year

January 17, 1992|
A Journal Of The Plague Year by Daniel Defoe
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Defoe's classic reconstruction of the Great Plague of 1665 is the most compelling account of natural disaster in all literature. Narrated by an imaginary 'Citizen who continued all the while in London', A Journal of the Plague Year scans the streets and alleyways of the stricken capital in its effort to record the appalling suffering of plague victims. At once horrifying and movingly compassionate, it is a nightmare vision of the modern city laid to waste.
Daniel Defoe was born Daniel Foe in London in 1660, adding the "De" after he reached the age of 40. He was a novelist, journalist, and political agent. Defoe's best-known novels include Robinson Crusoe and Moll Flanders. Defoe also wrote the 3-volume A Tour Thro' the Whole Island of Great Britain, an important source of English economi...
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Title:A Journal Of The Plague YearFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:8.38 X 5.13 X 0.81 inShipping dimensions:8.38 X 5.13 X 0.81 inPublished:January 17, 1992Publisher:W.W. Norton & CompanyLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0393961885

ISBN - 13:9780393961881

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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