XVI-"The Jungle: A Story of Chicago" - Upton Sinclair - Appeal to Reason

XVI-"The Jungle: A Story of Chicago" - Upton Sinclair - Appeal to Reason

A Night in the Packingtown Jail

by: | publication date: July 22, 1905 | Publication: Appeal to Reason | journal issue: No. 503 | pages: 2

"At first he was like a wild beast that has glutted itself; he was in a dull stupor of satisfaction. He had done up the scoundrel pretty well—not as well as he would have if they had given him a minute more, but still pretty well; the ends of his fingers were still tingling from their contact with the fellow's throat."

Chapter Sixteen in Upton Sinclair's original serial for Appeal to Reason, the unexpurgated version of what became "The Jungle."

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