A Journal of the Plague Year Podcast Episodes

Written by Daniel Defoe , Cynthia Sundberg Wall

2 Episodes - 289 pages - ★★★★ - 3.47K ratings

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Just Listen: From A Journal of the Plague Year

Just Listen Podcast - September 18, 2019 17:45 ★★★★★ - 2 ratings
Perhaps more famous for his novel Robinson Crusoe, Defoe was an eyewitness to the horrors of the plague, and it is through his observations that we come to know, perhaps, the most true-to-life and believable narrations of one of humanity’s most dreadful hours. Alas, London was to suffer even mor...
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A Journal of the Plague Year by Daniel Defoe

Backlisted - April 29, 2019 06:00 - 1 hour ★★★★★ - 376 ratings
Daniel Defoe's A Journal of the Plague Year (1722) is the subject of this episode of Backlisted, recorded in the week of the 300th anniversary of the publication of Robinson Crusoe. Joining John and Andy to discuss the book - and Defoe's extraordinary life and careers - are novelist James Hannah ...