A Journal of the Plague Year

Read & Co. History is proud to be republishing this classic novel now in a new edition complete with a specially-commissioned new biography of the author.

A Journal of the Plague Year

A Journal of the Plague Year

First published in 1722, “A Journal of the Plague Year” is a fictional account of a man's experiences during the last epidemic of bubonic plague in London in 1665, written by Daniel Defoe. Defoe went to great lengths to present as accurate a portrayal of the situation as possible, fastidiously researching events and naming the exact people and places they involved. “A Journal of the Plague Year” will appeal to those with an interest in this dark chapter of English history and is not to be missed by fans and collectors of Defoe's seminal work. Daniel Defoe (c. 1660–1731) was an English writer, trader, journalist, and spy most famous for his 1917 novel “Robinson Crusoe”. He was an early writer and advocate of the novel and produced a large corpus of works, including books, pamphlets, and journals on a variety of subjects ranging from psychology to the supernatural. Other notable works by those author include: “Colonel Jack” (1722), “Moll Flanders” (1722), and “Roxana: The Fortunate Mistress” (1724). Read & Co. History is proud to be republishing this classic novel now in a new edition complete with a specially-commissioned new biography of the author.

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A Journal of the Plague Year
Language: en
Pages: 287
Authors: Daniel Defoe
Categories: London (England)
Type: BOOK - Published: 1722 - Publisher:

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A Journal of the Plague Year
Language: en
Pages: 274
Authors: Daniel Defoe
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-07-31 - Publisher: Read Books Ltd

First published in 1722, “A Journal of the Plague Year” is a fictional account of a man's experiences during the last epidemic of bubonic plague in London in 1665, written by Daniel Defoe. Defoe went to great lengths to present as accurate a portrayal of the situation as possible, fastidiously
A Journal of the Plague Year
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Daniel Defoe
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-09-09 - Publisher: OUP Oxford

A Journal of the Plague Year is Defoe's fictional reconstruction of the effects of the Great Plague of 1665 on London. He brings vividly to life the devastation and suffering wrought by the disease,and its effect on the city. This revised edition includes comprehensive notes, a complete topographical index, and
Illustrated Journal of the Plague Year
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Daniel Defoe
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-04-04 - Publisher: SeaWolf Press

Daniel Defoe's journal about the Black Death plague in London in the 17th century.
A Journal of the Plague Year
Language: en
Pages: 361
Authors: Daniel Defoe
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 1992 - Publisher: W W Norton & Company Incorporated

This Norton Critical Edition of one of Defoe's most important works reprints the 1722 text, the only edition published in Defoe's lifetime.

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