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by Upton Sinclair
The Jungle
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  • Fiction
  • 1906
  • Autor: Upton Sinclair
At the beginning of the 20th century, works appeared in realistic US literature, which sharply critically portrayed the life of American society. The founder of this trend, whose representatives were called "mud rakers", was Upton Sinclair (1878-1968). In 1906, his novel “The Jungle” was published - about Chicago slaughterhouses. The novel was a success and made a lot of noise. Jack London called it "Uncle Tom's Cabin of Industrial Slavery." The fascinating plot did not hide or embellish the socially revealing character of the novel....
Number of pages: ~ 250 pages
Amazon Rating ~ 4.5/5