Posts tagged: A Journal of the Plague Year

Daily Photo 81: Bunhill Fields

Detail from the memorial above Daniel Defoe’s grave in Bunhill Fields in central London (Bunhill derives from bone hill). In this photo I’m holding a copy of Defoe’s A Journal of the Plague Year, a semi-fictionalised account of the Great Plague of London, which raged from 1665 to 1666 and killed around 100,000 people, almost […]