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The Iron Heel by Jack London

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Written in English


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The Physical Object
Number of Pages240
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11644555M
ISBN 101404309365
ISBN 109781404309364

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This book, The Iron Heel, is a manuscript that has been discovered 7 centuries into the future, hundred years in the Christian era and years in the era of the Brotherhood of Man. The manuscript was written by Avis Everhard. The driving force is her husband, Ernest Everhard. Everhard is a tireless socialist activist and revolutionary/5.   This was a surprise to me. I thought Jack London was all about woods and wild dogs and making fires in the snow and stuff. Not this book. It was a description of labor unrest under the iron heel of the oligarchy (or plutocracy). Basically, just as today, the super rich own the congress critters and the courts and run rough shod over the rest of us/5(83). The Iron Heel [with Biographical Introduction] and millions of other books are available for Amazon Kindle. Learn more. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to /5(). The Iron Heel [Jack London] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Jack London (), at his peak, was the highest paid and the most popular 4/5(77).

  The Iron Heel is a dystopian novel by American writer Jack London, first published in Generally considered to be "the earliest of the modern Dystopian," it chronicles the rise of an oligarchic tyranny in the United States. It is arguably the novel in which Jack London's socialist views are most explicitly on display/5(89). The Iron Heel has been hailed by some critics as the greatest of all dystopian novels. Published in , the novel is a prophetic warning of the dangers of capitalist excess/5(). The Iron Heel, novel by Jack London, published in , describing the fall of the United States to the cruel fascist dictatorship of the Iron Heel, a group of monopoly capitalists. Fearing the popularity of socialism, the plutocrats of the Iron Heel conspire to eliminate democracy and, with their secret police and military, terrorize the citizenry.. They instigate a German attack on Hawaii. [PDF]The Iron Heel by Jack London Book Free Download () Free download or read online The Iron Heel pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of this novel was published in , and was written by Jack London. The book was published in multiple languages including English language, consists of and is available in Audiobook format/5.

The Iron Heel is a dystopian novel by American writer Jack London, first published in Considered to be one of the earliest examples of modern dystopian fiction, it is also unusual for London’s work in being one of his only books featuring a female protagonist. The Iron Heel is supposedly taken from a fragmentary manuscript written in the early twentieth century by Avis Everhard, the militant socialist widow of the socialist leader Ernest Everhard, whose militancy results in his execution by an American fascistic organization called “the Iron Heel,” the militant arm of.   The Iron Heel is written from the first-person perspective of a female protagonist, and it includes a presentation of London’s socialist political ideals, both of which were unusual for its book addresses London's belief that unionized labor and socialist political movements would rise to challenge the traditional capitalist power base. The Iron Heel (well named) we feel descending upon and crushing mankind. And in passing we note that that historic phrase, the Iron Heel, originated in Ernest Everhard's mind. This, we may say, is the one moot question that this new-found document clears up.