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Читать онлайн - London Jack. Old Long-Beard paused in his narrative, licked his greasy fingers, and wiped them on his naked sides where his one piece of ragged bearskin failed to cover him. Crouched around him, on their hams, were three young men, his grandsons, Deer-Runner, Yellow-Head, and Afraid-of-the-Dark.
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Details (if other): Cancel. Thanks for telling us about the problem. The Strength of the Strong. I'm not particularly a huge fan of Jack London and this anthropological fable seems somewhat naive at times, but at the same time his writing feels raw and truthful. And ultimately this is a story all about 'message' and his is a relevant one.
And the tribe went on losing strength. A little later, in another department of the Wilmax Cannery, lumping as a fruit-distributor among the women, he essayed to carry two boxes of fruit at a time, and was promptly reproached by the other fruit-lumpers. The children were weak and sickly. And, because we ate not enough, strange sicknesses came among us and we died like flies. And then the Meat-Eaters came upon us. We had followed Tiger-Face too often over the divide and killed them. And now they came to repay in blood. We were too weak and sick to man the big wall. And they killed us, all of us, except some of the women, which they took away with them.
London shows a surprisingly touching sensitivity to human emotion in this story. Where are the rest of the stories? This Jack London book should have a number of other stories. This is a bit bizarre. It's also quite suspenseful, not because of any action or adventure in the plot, but rather just the skillful way in which London reveals piece by piece the mystery of this old woman's past, heightening the reader's interest until the very last page. In terms of the style and skill of the writing, this story seems years ahead of much of London's work; it could have been written by William Faulkner. As a whole this collection, though nothing earth-shattering, will prove enjoyable to London fans.
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