A Journal Of The Plague Year

By: Daniel Defoe
Published By: Double9 Books
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The historical book "A Journal of the Plague Year" was authored by Daniel Defoe. An unidentified protagonist who keeps a record of the happenings and experiences during the bubonic plague epidemic in London tells the tale. Defoe accurately conveys the dread, despair, and desperation that engulfed London during the plague via vivid descriptions and realistic representations. A sociological reflection on human nature and cultural reactions to catastrophe, "A Journal of the Plague Year" is more than simply a historical account. In the face of a terrible pandemic, Defoe examines issues of resiliency, survival, and the dissolution of societal order. Inquiries are raised throughout the book regarding the nature of mankind, the frailty of civilization, and how unusual events affect people individually and collectively. One of history's most terrible pandemics is brought to life for the reader in a disturbing and engaging way thanks to Defoe's deft mixing of truth and fiction and his realistic writing style. "A Journal of the Plague Year" is still regarded as a remarkable piece of literature that illuminates the human condition and demonstrates the lasting value of narrative.

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Daniel Defoe

Daniel Defoe (1660-1731) was an English writer, journalist, and businessman who is best known for his novels, particularly Robinson Crusoe, which is widely considered to be one of the first novels in the English language. Defoe was born in London to a wealthy Presbyterian family and was educated at a dissenting academy. Defoe initially worked in the hosiery trade but later turned to writing, publishing a variety of political and social commentary in newspapers and pamphlets. He was a prolific writer, producing over 500 works during his lifetime, including novels, poetry, and essays. Defoe's most famous novel, Robinson Crusoe, was published in 1719 and tells the story of a man who is shipwrecked on a deserted island and must survive on his own. The novel was a huge success and has been translated into numerous languages. In addition to his literary pursuits, Defoe was involved in politics and served as a spy and propagandist for the British government. He was imprisoned several times for his controversial writings, including his support for religious toleration and his criticisms of the government. Defoe died in 1731 and is remembered as one of the most important figures in English literature, as well as a pioneering journalist and political commentator.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2023
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 200 Pages
  • ISBN-10: 9358717548
  • ISBN-13: 9789358717549
  • Item Weight: 240g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 11.3 mm
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Reading age : 10+
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Fiction / Historical,Fiction / General,Fiction / Classics