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The Iron Heel is interesting as an example of a "dystopian" novel which anticipates and influenced George Orwell's Nineteen Eighty-Four. Jack London's (1876-1916) socialist politics are explicitly on display here. Its description of the capitalist class forming an organised, totalitarian, violent oligarchy to crush the working-class forewarned in some detail the Fascist dictatorships of Europe. Given it was written in 1908, this prediction was some-what uncanny, as Trotsky noted while commenting on the book in the 30s.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781595690371
Publisher:
MONDIAL
Subject:
Classics
Author:
London, Jack
Subject:
Science Fiction - General
Subject:
Revolutionaries
Subject:
Revolutions
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Publication Date:
20060531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
176
Dimensions:
8.50x5.50x.41 in. .51 lbs.

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Fiction and Poetry » Literature » A to Z
Fiction and Poetry » Science Fiction and Fantasy » A to Z
Religion » Comparative Religion » General

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