The Iron Heel by Jack London

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The Iron Heel Read Online Free - A dystopian novel about the terrible oppressions of an American oligarchy at the beginning of the Twentieth Century, and the struggles of a socialist revolutionary movement.

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ISBN : 1556520719
Edition Language : English
Format Type : Audiobook
Number of Pages : 0 pages


Lyn rated it ★★★☆☆

February 09, 2017

The Iron Heel by Jack London is Upton Sinclair meets Wolf Larson. Described by many as the first of the modern dystopian novels, this one takes a strongly socialist stance, clearly espousing this ideology in lengthy diatribes. While reading this work I frequently compared to Ayn Rand’s Atlas Shru...

Matt rated it ★★★★★

November 09, 2016

to-read-before-it-gets-banned This is an important book. It's so important that the editors of the German Wiktionary site decided to use a quote from the book for the entry IMPORTANT. I think I never used the phrase must read for a book in any one of my reviews. And I'm still not doing it here....

Alex rated it ★☆☆☆☆

August 30, 2016

Jack London wrote a dystopia! Did you know that? I didn't! It is terrible. The first 75% is pure political screed. And not very well scrode, either; it's hysterically and ineptly scridden. Jack London was a socialist, and this book makes socialism look bad through its sheer incompetence. (By the w...

James rated it ★★★★☆

February 09, 2017

My father loved Jack London. When I was a child, in his library, the little room under the stairs, there were faded copies of 'White Fang' and 'Call of the Wild' that had both seen better days. I wish Dad had got beyond the boy's own adventure output that made London famous; I think it would have...

Semih rated it ★★★★★

February 21, 2017

Eser kadar önsöz'ü de güzel olan eserlerden birisini bitirdim. İş Bankası Kültür Yayınları'ndan okudum, gerçekten önsöz ve sayfaların altındaki açıklamalar mükemmel, esere bambaşka bir tat katıyor. İşin garibi eser aslında bir bilimkurgu(distopya) ama açıklamalar ile birlikte tarihten bir kesit ok...

Cwn_annwn_13 rated it ★★★★★

December 14, 2008

In the Iron Heel London lays out something right in step with reality, past present and almost certainly the future. Jack London was a guy that had hobnobbed and interacted with the well to do (he was even a member of Bohemian Grove) but he had also seen the hard side of life, working on fishing...

A.J. rated it ★☆☆☆☆

April 14, 2011

The Iron Heel is said to have been a great influence on later dystopian fiction, but London's book is completely lacking the subtlety and skill of Orwell, Huxley, or Burgess. Where the latter authors tell carefully crafted fables, London relies on heavy handed, exhausting, and apparently plagiari...

Mike (the Paladin) rated it ★☆☆☆☆

December 29, 2017

This book illustrates that just because you like some of a writers work it doesn't mean you'll like it all. What we have here is an attempt at selling an ideology inside a sort of doomed romance story...and take that as I wrote it. Not only is the romance doomed, so is the story. Any story in thi...

Emre rated it ★★★★☆

October 07, 2017

4.5 ' Kim ki rekabetçidir, yok olacaktır.' sf:122 ' Servetten daha büyük bir güç daha vardır. Daha güçlüdür çünkü kimse onu sizden alamaz. Bizim gücümüz, proletaryanın gücü kaslarımızdadır, oyları veren ellerimizdedir, tetiği çeken parmaklarımızdadır. Kimse bunu bizden alamaz. Asıl kuvvet budur işt...

Rıdvan rated it ★★★★☆

October 12, 2016

Bir devrim kitabı. Devrim for beginners ya da Devrim for nondevrimers diyebiliriz. Tabi devrim için gerekli olan tek şey, distopya. Gerçek dünyada devrim gerçekleşemeyeceğine gore, London gitmiş bir distopya yaratmış ve devrimini orada gerçekleştirmiş. Kitabı sevgili Avis Everhead 'in ağzından dinli...

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