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After London book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The meadows were green, and so was the rising wheat which had been so /5.

In "After London", he gives us a post-apocalyptic novel that speculates what might happen if suddenly the vast majority of the population disappeared. It is possibly the first of what later became known as "cozy catastrophes".

The novel is divided into two parts. Cited by:   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.

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The original title of Bevis was going to be After London, suggesting that the two novels have an affinity; but After London offers something starkly different. Ten years before H. Wells published his far more famous book The Time Machine, Jefferies was predicting a time in which London had reverted to pre-industrial greenery, much like the.

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The imposition of new quantitative limits for cruisers, destroyers and submarines led to new, often smaller designs, and a need to balance unit size against overall numbers. 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 more primitive 4/5(1).

Brand new Book. After London by Richard Jefferies 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. The first part, The Relapse into Barbarism, is the. After London: or, Wild England by Jefferies, Richard, Publication date Publisher Oxford ; New York: Oxford University Press Book from the collections of unknown library Language English.

Book digitized by Google and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. Reprint of the ed. published by Cassell, London, New York. THE GREAT FORESTThe old men say their fathers told them that soon after the fields were left to themselves a change began to be visible.

It became green everywhere in the first spring, after London ended, so that all the country looked alike. 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 Reviews:   That’s the opening of Richard Jefferies’s novel, “After London.” In it, we learn that “the passage of an enormous dark body through space” has tilted the Earth’s axis, altered.

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It is the type of man, who can step forward in this, mans second chance: After London. Upvote (0) Downvote (0) 03/22/ anonymous. a very engaging story. I am waiting for the second half.

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Jefferies, Richard. AFTER LONDON; OR, WILD ENGLAND. London, Paris, New York & Melbourne: Cassell & Company, Limited, Octavo, pp. [i-v] vi-vii [viii] [1] [ ads] + 8-page publisher's catalogue dated "" inserted at rear, original taupe bevel-edged cloth, front panel stamped in black, spine panel stamped in gold, rear panel stamped in blind, top edge untrimmed, other edges.

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