A Journal of the Plague Year
A Journal of the Plague Year is a semi-fictional account of one Londoner's experiences during the year of the great plague.
For various reasons, the narrator chose not to flee the city when most other members of the wealthy classes were rushing into the countryside. Thus, he viewed first-hand the terrible effects of the plague, beginning with the first reports of infestation in 1663, its gradual spread throughout the city, and finally the chaos that ...
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