A Journal of the Plague Year

A Journal of the Plague Year


Defoe’s gripping fictionalized account of the plague that racked seventeenth-century London

The 12 months is 1665 and the plague has come to London. The air is heavy with dying, the physique count number is emerging, and the dying carts are filling speedy. Our unflinching eyewitness narrator, HF, recounts the grotesque realities of existence in a urban overrun through the Black dying. Terror and hysteria grab town as disorder runs rampant.

mixing fiction with journalism, Defoe re-creates the plague in all its frightening aspect. First released in 1722, A magazine of the Plague 12 months is probably the most chilling debts of the plague ever written.

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