Two Years Ago by Charles Kingsley

Two Years Ago by Charles Kingsley

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In Two Years Ago, published in 1857, Charles Kingsley looks back at the Crimean War and the cholera outbreak of 1853-54. Set in his beloved North Devon, and full of carefully observed descriptions, the story makes clear how poor sanitary conditions and public apathy are to be blamed for the outbreak of cholera. Charles Kingsley (1819-1875) was an English novelist, particularly associated with the West Country and north-east Hampshire. His best known are 'Hypatia' (1853), 'Hereward the Wake' (1865), and 'Westward Ho!' (1855). This 0 Ward Lock Hardback is in good condition. Previous owner sticker on inside cover.

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