Martin Eden (Penguin American Library)

Martin Eden (Penguin American Library)

Jack London


The semiautobiographical Martin Eden is the main very important and unique personality Jack London ever created. Set in San Francisco, this can be the tale of Martin Eden, an impoverished seaman who pursues, obsessively and aggressively, desires of schooling and literary popularity. London, disillusioned with the rewards of his personal good fortune, meant Martin Eden as an assault on individualism and a feedback of ambition; although, a lot of its prestige as a vintage has been conferred by means of admirers of its formidable protagonist. Andrew Sinclair's wide-ranging creation discusses the clash among London's aid of socialism and his robust self-will. Sinclair additionally explores the parallels and divergences among the lifetime of Martin Eden and that of his writer, concentrating on London's psychological depressions and the way they affected his depiction of Eden.

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Martin Eden (Penguin American Library)