After London, or Wild England
by Richard Jefferies
Publisher: Duckworth & Co. 1903
Number of pages: 133
This is a science fiction novel by Richard Jefferies, an English naturalist and writer. He describes an England of the distant future in which most of the people have either died or they have been removed to some other place. Most of the of the British Isle is now covered by a giant lake, a swamp covers the site of old London. Felix, the hero of the story, sets out on a quest in a canoe to win the hand of the daughter of a neighboring baron.
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