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A journal of the plague year.

Author: Daniel Defoe
Publisher: [New York] New American Library [1960]
Series: Signet classic, CD24.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Long considered the most compelling account of natural disaster in all of literature, Defoe's classic reconstruction of the Great Plague of 1665 scans the streets and alleyways of stricken London in an effort to record the extreme suffering of plague victims. At once horrifying and movingly compassionate, A Journal of the Plague Year offers a nightmare vision of the modern city laid to waste.
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Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel Defoe
OCLC Number: 10929066
Description: 240 pages.
Series Title: Signet classic, CD24.
Responsibility: With a foreword by J.H. Plumb.

Abstract:

Long considered the most compelling account of natural disaster in all of literature, Defoe's classic reconstruction of the Great Plague of 1665 scans the streets and alleyways of stricken London in an effort to record the extreme suffering of plague victims. At once horrifying and movingly compassionate, A Journal of the Plague Year offers a nightmare vision of the modern city laid to waste.

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