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History of the Plague in London


History of the Plague in London

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    Daniel Defoe
Daniel Defoe was a fiction writer, journalist and spy. He was one of the first authors to write a novel. First published in 1722 Journal Of The Plague Year was narrated by a citizen in London and tells the story of the gradual spread of the Great Plague in 1664. It describes the growing terror of the inhabitants, and measures taken by the authorities. Defoe is a master of reality and gives a dramatic account of the plague that lasted through the summer and fall ravishing the city. History of the Plague in London was written by Defoe who was just 4 years old when the plague struck. His descriptions were drawn from his memories from childhood. He saw neighborhoods devastated by the plague and the areas destroyed by fire. He could have seen the mounds covering hundreds of dead bodies buried in mass graves.  
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