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By: Richard Jefferies (1848-1887)

After London, or Wild England by Richard Jefferies After London, or Wild England

First published in 1885, After 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 more primitive roots, while the second part is set years after the apocalyptic event and examines the evident changes in both natural scenery and social structure...

The Gamekeeper at Home by Richard Jefferies The Gamekeeper at Home

Richard Jefferies (1848 – 1887) was born and spent his childhood on a farm at Coate,Wiltshire. He joined the ‘Wiltshire and Gloucestershire Standard’ in 1868 and also started to write articles and pamphlets on various agricultural issues and local history topics. He is best known for his depiction of English rural life in essays, books of natural history, and novels. This classic of English nature writing gives an idea of the life of a gamekeeper in southern England in the second half of the nineteenth century.

Book cover The Open Air
Book cover The Story of My Heart
Book cover Bevis The Story of a Boy
Amaryllis at the Fair by Richard Jefferies Amaryllis at the Fair
Book cover Field and Hedgerow Being the Last Essays of Richard Jefferies
Book cover The Amateur Poacher
Book cover Wood Magic A Fable
Book cover World's End A Story in Three Books
Book cover The Toilers of the Field
Book cover The Gamekeeper At Home Sketches of Natural History and Rural Life
Book cover The Hills and the Vale
Book cover The Life of the Fields
Book cover Pageant of Summer
Book cover Nature Near London
Book cover Round About a Great Estate
Book cover Wild Life in a Southern County
Book cover Hodge and His Masters
Book cover Greene Ferne Farm

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