History of the Plague in London

History of the Plague in London

by Daniel Defoe

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History of the Plague in London
By Daniel Defoe

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ISBN-13: 9781722090128
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 07/01/2018
Pages: 650
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.31(d)

About the Author

Daniel Defoe (13 September 1660 - 24 April 1731), born Daniel Foe, was an English trader, writer, journalist, pamphleteer and spy. He is most famous for his novel Robinson Crusoe, which is second only to the Bible in its number of translations. Defoe is noted for being one of the earliest proponents of the novel, as he helped to popularise the form in Britain with others such as Aphra Behn and Samuel Richardson, and is among the founders of the English novel. Defoe wrote many political tracts and often was in trouble with the authorities, including prison time. Intellectuals and political leaders paid attention to his fresh ideas and sometimes consulted with him.

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