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

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

by: Upton Sinclair | publication date: September 2, 1905 | Publication: Appeal to Reason | journal issue: No. 509 | pages: 2

"Jurgis went without a word, and stepping over half a dozen sleeping boarders in the next room, ascended the ladder. It was dark up above; they could not afford any light; also it was nearly as cold as out doors. In a corner, as far away from the corpse as possible, sat Marija, holding little Antanas in her one good arm and trying to soothe him to sleep."

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

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