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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On the contrary, today sport is more commercial than ever before.
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This book is not yet featured on Listopia. How much did this story play into the hands of those wanting to control liquor and boxing and then those who became boxers because they had know other way.
In his first three fights, he knocks out his opponent immediately with one punch. It is easy llndon read and very understandable. A young boxer, Young Pat Glendon, is discovered in the back woods of Northern California and proceeds to become a sensation at the hands of uack ‘trusted’ manager only to discover he has been led astray.
Dilgushe rated it liked it Jun 04, I was indeed smiling at the perfect conclusion.
Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. Ships from and sold by Amazon. Although Sam and Pat both know he could win a fight with a top boxer, the conventions of boxing require that Pat has to start with a boxer of lower rank.
But this, of course, is not the main reason to read this brief novel. A sensitive young man more disposed toward reading poetry than pugilism, Pat shows little enthusiasm for his new vocation.
Ronny rated it it was amazing Jan 11, Jack London even quipped that men turned to boxing at the YMCA’s and KOC leagues to escape the rigid conservatism of women who wanted to control all aspects of a mans lonfon. The boy was an innocent but he easily defeated all his opponents. Combining Jack London’s social writing with his love for California and boxing, this is a swipe at the corruption in boxing that existed at the time and probably still permeates the sport now.
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It’s not the most interesting story by Jack London but it’s a quick read and has a good idea behind it. Keni Durfee rated it liked it Dec 19, Pat’s career takes off, winning fights worldwide. Over the course of abysaml career, London wrote a handful of very good boxing stories.
Feb 21, Jack rated it really liked it Recommended to Jack by: Selected pages Title Page. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. High school English teachers, why don’t you make the kiddies read this one? An Ths Baseball Story. Karl Janssen Top Contributor: Pretty much everything else.
The Abysmal Brute by Jack London
And you will be too. Add both to Cart Add both to List. He meets a young female sportswriter who opens his eyes, wins one final glorious match, and leaves for the country. This page was last edited on 9 Septemberat Read it for the simple yet compelling characters.
It’s a magnificent story. Pat fights one last bout, tells the world of the flaws of boxing, and then moves back into the wilds to live with his lady love. Jack London’s tale of the corruption of prize fighting — and the one young fighter who dared to stand up against it! Suspend disbelief and have fun with this one, and realize there are deeper issues beneath the fantasy coating.
Jack London, after all these years, never let’s us down. The Abysmal Brute is the story of natural grace pitted against worldly brutishness. Written in his later career the story has a depth of character tha Combining Jack London’s social writing with his love for California and boxing, this is a swipe at the corruption in boxing that existed at the time and probably still permeates the sport now.
Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. He also became enamored with a beautiful female reporter who he instantly fell in love with. Well, the iack is very good if you are in early early-to-mid teens.