A Journal of the Plague Year

Daniel Defoe

CHF 10.80
Alerter avant parution Précommander Ajouter au panier Ajouter e-book

Éditeur
Random House Publishing Group Digital
Pages
272
Parution
juillet 2012
Format
Ebook EPUB
Protection
DRM
Langue
Anglais
EAN
9780307822802
Autres formats
  • Résumé

Defoe's account of the bubonic plague that swept London in 1665 remains as vivid as it is harrowing. Based on Defoe's own childhood memories and prodigious research, A Journal of the Plague Year walks the line between fiction, history, and reportage. In meticulous and unsentimental detail it renders the daily life of a city under siege; the often gruesome medical precautions and practices of the time; the mass panics of a frightened citizenry; and the solitary travails of Defoe's narrator, a man who decides to remain in the city through it all, chronicling the course of events with an unwavering eye. Defoe's Journal remains perhaps the greatest account of a natural disaster ever written.

This Modern Library Paperback Classic is set from the original edition published in 1722.
Bio de l'auteur
Sommaire / contenu
Nous vous suggérons aussi
The Dreams of Bethany Mellmoth Boyd, William CHF 22.90
Picture of Dorian Gray, The Wilde, Oscar CHF 10.90
Lord of the Flies Golding, William CHF 30.80
The Course of Love Botton, Alain de CHF 22.90
Collected Stories of William Carlos Williams, The Williams, William Carlos CHF 24.90
The Heat of Betrayal Douglas Kennedy CHF 7.50
Lost Language of Cranes, The Leavitt, David CHF 14.60
At the Edge of the Orchard Chevalier, Tracy CHF 12.90
The Way Of Shadows Brent Weeks CHF 9.00
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Rowling, J. K. CHF 16.50
House of God, The Shem, Samuel CHF 16.50
Retour en haut de page