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Journal of the Plague Year - 
      Daniel Defoe
    
      Christopher Bristow
    
      Anthony Burgess

Journal of the Plague Year

; Christopher Bristow (Redaktør) ; Anthony Burgess (Introduksjon)

«“One of the most original and harrowing accounts of living through a virulent pandemic . . . as full of meaning about human suffering today as it was when it was written.” —<i><b>The Daily Beast</b></i><br /><br />“A brilliant account of the last major outbreak of bubonic plague in Britain—and it can still educate readers three centuries later.” —<b><i>BBC News</i></b><br /><br />“[A] classic of plague literature . . . Camus was inspired by this book in writing <i>The Plague.</i>” —<i><b>The Jerusalem Post</b></i><br /><br /> “So grimly immediate . . . you can practically smell the death and decay.” —<i><b>The Guardian</b></i><br /><br /> “A realistic account of the plague’s effects on [London]. Defoe’s novel still has the power to unsettle—like when he writes about families forced into quarantine due to an infected family member.” —<i><b>Vultu»

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With new introduction by Cynthia Wall, chronology further reading, glossary, and explanatory notes.
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Forlag: Penguin Classics
Innbinding: Paperback
Språk: Engelsk
Sider: 336
ISBN: 9780140437850
Format: 20 x 13 cm
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A Journal of the Plague YearChronology
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A Note on the TextA Journal of the Plague Year


Appendix I: The Plague
Appendix II: Topographical Index
Appendix III: London Maps
Appendix IV: Introduction by Anthony Burgess to the 1966 Penguin English Library Edition
Glossary
Notes
Daniel Defoe (1660-1731) had a variety of careers including merchant, soldier, secret agent, and political pamphleteer. He wrote economic texts, history, biography, crime, and most famously fiction, including Robinson Crusoe, Moll Flanders and Roxana. Cynthia Wall is Assistant Professor of English at the University of Virginia.