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

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

The Wilderness of Civilization

by: | publication date: August 12, 1905 | Publication: Appeal to Reason | journal issue: No. 506 | pages: 2

"Jurgis had had enough to eat in the jail, and the work had been the least trying of any that he had done since he came to Chicago; but even so, he had not grown strong—the fear and grief that had preyed upon his mind had worn him thin. Now he shivered and shrunk from the rain, hiding his hands in his pockets and hunching his shoulders together."

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

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