BoD – Books on Demand, 2013 - 300 pages
After a sudden catastrophe has depopulated England, the countryside reverts to nature, and the few survivors return to a quasi-medieval way of life. Several years later, in the wild landscape, the adventures of Sir Felix Aquila, a young nobleman searching for his role in life, take place. Reprint of the novel originally published in 1885.
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THE RELAPSE INTO BARBARISM
MEN OF THE WOODS
THE HOUSE OF AQUILA
THE KINGS LEVY
THE FOREST TRACK
THE FOREST TRACK CONTINUED
NIGHT IN THE FOREST
BOW AND ARROW
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