The People of the Abyss

The People of the Abyss

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This sociological study of London during the height of the British Empire exposes the poverty at the heart of the capital city. Based on first-hand experience, Jack London wrote this work after posing as an American sailor stranded in the East End in 1902.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 128 pages
  • 134 x 210 x 12mm | 200g
  • PLUTO PRESS
  • London, United Kingdom
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 0745314155
  • 9780745314150

About Jack London

Jack London (1876a 1916) was born in San Francisco and became a political activist and socialist at an early age. His first real literary success came in 1903 with The Call of the Wild, which became an immediate bestseller."show more

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