Welcome to the 3 Books To Know series, our idea is to help readers learn about fascinating topics through three essential and relevant books. These carefully selected works can be fiction, non-fiction, historical documents or even biographies. We will always select for you three great works to instigate your mind, this time the topic is: Post-Apocalyptic Fiction Jack London's book place in 2073, sixty years after an uncontrollable epidemic has depopulated the planet. A former English professor is one of the survivors and he travels with his grandsons. The teacher tells the grandchildren the story of how the plague spread and how the world was before the devastation. In After London a long forgotten catastrophe devastates Europe and returns cities to nature. Good news for nature, bad news for human survivors, who live in an almost medieval state. The inventor of modern science fiction, Mary Shelley, also describes a world ravaged by disease where human societies invade into a state of horror and barbarism. This is one of many books in the series 3 Books To Know. If you liked this book, look for the other titles in the series, we are sure you will like some of the topics.
About the Author
Jack London was born John Griffith Chaney on January 12, 1876, in San Francisco, California. After working in the Klondike, London returned home and began publishing stories. London, who was also a journalist and an outspoken socialist, died in 1916. Richard Jefferies (born November, 1848—died August, 1887), English naturalist, novelist, and essayist whose best work combines fictional invention with expert observation of the natural world. Mary Shelley was born on August 30, 1797, in London, England. She married poet Percy Bysshe Shelley in 1816. Two years later, she published her most famous novel, Frankenstein. Shelley died of brain cancer on February 1, 1851, in London, England.