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June 4, Biblio is open and shipping orders. Read more here. Log-in or create an account first! Summary Discuss Reviews 0 Jack London's tale of the corruption of prize fighting -- and the one young fighter who dared to stand up against it!
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The Abysmal Brute
It is a short novel, and could be regarded as a novelette. It first appeared in September in Popular Magazine. 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 game of boxing. Sam Stubener, a boxing manager in San Francisco, travels to a remote log cabin in northern California on getting a letter from retired boxer Pat Glendon, who lives there with his son, Pat Glendon Jr, a promising young boxer. Pat Jr fights well; otherwise, he knows little of city life; he hunts and fishes in the forest, he reads poetry and avoids women.
It is a short novel, and could be regarded as a novelette. It first appeared in September in Popular Magazine. 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 game of boxing. In , when the story was written, London had become a famous writer but he was worried that he had exhausted his ideas. The Abysmal Brute was based on one of several plot outlines he bought from Sinclair Lewis , an admirer of London who was at the beginning of his career. Other stories by Jack London about boxing are his novel The Game , published in , his short story " A Piece of Steak " of , and his short story " The Mexican " of