John Barleycorn (Hardcover)

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A perfect biography of Jack London as a drunk; it is most likely the first novel and thoughtful analysis on alcoholism in American literture. The novel is packed with London's notorious advevtures including his well known drinking binges through the character known as to John Barleycorn - a term even now given to alcohol just like the 'demon rim'. It is an incredible insight into London and alcoholism. Another must read for fans of Jack London. A Collector's Edition.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781934568095
ISBN-10: 1934568090
Publisher: Frederick Ellis
Publication Date: May 2007
Pages: 220
Language: English