Project Gutenberg · 58, free ebooks · by Jack London. The Abysmal Brute by Jack London. Book Cover. Download; Bibrec. Jack London’s tale of the corruption of prize fighting — and the one young The Abysmal Brute and millions of other books are available for Amazon Kindle. Before anyone knew there was such a thing, Jack London gave us the natural: The Abysmal Brute is the story of natural grace pitted against worldly brutishness.
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It first appeared in September in Popular Magazine. The boy, who was called the Abysmal Brute was still naive though. More of a novella than a novel, an interesting story of a naive boxer who comes down from Northern California and — naivete intact — conquers the boxing world.
Will we have more broken and broke — brain dead fighters abyemal dying horrible deaths. Google Books — Loading He tells her his opponent faked the knockout; he is beginning to realize the corruption in the game, and says he is quitting boxing, although Sam has arranged a fight against top boxer Tom Cannam.
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Along the way he is exploited by agents, etc. First published in book form by The Century Company, May Project Gutenberg 0 editions. Don’t have a Kindle? Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. As London describes him, he may very well be the greatest boxer who ever lived. Greedy lonson and shady deals jck anything but extinct species. Share your thoughts with other customers. It is definitely a material for secondaries.
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It is a short novel, and could be regarded as a novelette. Good to the end. Since Maud works as a journalist for fun because she is from a terribly rich family, of courseshe and Pat meet for the first time for an interview. The Abysmal Brute Bison books edition. Feb 05, Asails F rated it really liked it Shelves: The Abysmal Brute is a brief and entertaining read with enough unexpected turns in its plot to qualify it as a pleasant surprise.
It is easy to read and very understandable. Einar rated it really liked it Sep 30, Over the course of his career, London wrote a handful of very good boxing stories. Written in his later career the story has a depth of character that many others didn’t have.
In the story, a successful boxer, who was brought up in a log cabin and knows little of the real world, begins to realize the corrupt practices in the brut of boxing. The Abysmal Brute is a boxing novel by Jack London, originally published in Feb 21, Jack rated it really liked it Recommended to Jack by: As a fight fan, I really enjoyed this tale of an honest man in a corrupt world. U of Nebraska Press- Fiction – pages.
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Please try again later. As Pat hones his skill – and his curious style – on one champion fighter after another, he contends for the heart of a lovely admirer and for the soul of professional boxing, whose rampant corruption his blows expose. I, personally, would disagree with that. Young Pat Glendon has never drunk alcohol nor tasted tobacco. Jack London’s tale of the corruption of prize fighting — and the one young fighter who dared to stand up against it! Works by Jack London.
AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Sam Stubener, a prize-fighter manager, receives a mysterious letter from the legendary Pat Glendon, once famous but now rapidly disappearing from human memory, in which he is offered Pat Glendon Jr. It’s a brilliant story.
Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Because of early financial difficulties, he was largely self abysnal past grammar school. The detailed, naturalistic descriptions of boxing matches, the people who fight them, and the combat strategy involved really creates the feeling of being in the ring with the contenders. Wikipedia in English None. Open Preview See a Problem?
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