Standard Ebooks

World’s End

Richard Jefferies

Description

World’s End is Richard Jefferies’ third book. He had not yet settled into the nature-focused style that would come to define his later works, and it was only incrementally more successful than his previous two novels. However, contemporary critics noted his improved plotting and the more believable motives of his characters.

The novel documents the rise of a great city, Stirmingham, the enormous wealth of its founder, and a plot to acquire the founder’s estate by any means necessary. Caught up in the middle are Aymer and Violet, two young lovers engaged to be married.

Read free

This ebook is thought to be free of copyright restrictions in the United States. It may still be under copyright in other countries. If you’re not located in the United States, you must check your local laws to verify that this ebook is free of copyright restrictions in the country you’re located in before accessing, downloading, or using it.

Download for ereaders

Read online

A brief history of this ebook

  1. Typogrify

  2. Finish metadata and initial publication

  3. Tweak CSS

  4. Restore purposefully archaic spelling and blockquote section

  5. Semanticate

More details

Sources

Transcriptions

Page scans

Improve this ebook

Anyone can contribute to make a Standard Ebook better for everyone!

To report typos, typography errors, or other corrections, see how to report errors.

If you’re comfortable with technology and want to contribute directly, check out this ebook’s GitHub repository and our contributors section.

You can also donate to Standard Ebooks to help fund continuing improvement of this and other ebooks.