The Jungle

The Jungle

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This work was published before 1923 and is in the public domain in the USA only.

The Jungle is a 1906 novel written by author and socialist journalist Upton Sinclair. It was written about the corruption of the American meatpacking industry during the early 20th century. The novel depicts in harsh tones the poverty, absence of social programs, unpleasant living and working conditions, and hopelessness prevalent among the "have-nots", which is contrasted with the deeply rooted corruption on the part of the "haves". The sad state of turn-of-the-century… (more)

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Language: English

Published in: 1906

Word count: 149,045 words (≈ about 10 hours)

Source: http://www.gutenberg.org

Copyright: This work was published before 1923 and is in the public domain in the USA only.


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