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A Journal of the Plague Year (Penguin Classics)

A Journal of the Plague Year (Penguin Classics)
Author: Daniel Defoe
ISBN 13: 9780140437850
ISBN 10: 140437851
Edition: Revised
Publisher: Penguin Classics
Publication Date: 2003-08-26
Format: Paperback
Pages: 336
List Price: $11.00

Classic 1722 account of the epidemic that ravaged England nearly 60 years earlier. Defoe used his considerable talents as a journalist and novelist to reconstruct--historically and fictionally--the Great Plague of London in 1664-65. Written as an eyewitness report, the novel abounds in memorable and realistic details.