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The Iron Heel
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Createspace Independent Pub
Publication date April 28, 2013
Pages 254
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Fiction
ISBN-13 9781484833223
ISBN-10 1484833228
Dimensions 0.58 by 6 by 9 in.
Availability§ Publisher Out of Stock
Original list price $10.00
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Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: The Iron Heel is a dystopian novel by American writer Jack London. Generally considered to be "the earliest of the modern Dystopian", it chronicles the rise of an oligarchic tyranny in the United States. It is arguably the novel in which Jack London's socialist views are most explicitly on display. A forerunner of soft science fiction novels and stories of the 1960s and 1970s, the book stresses future changes in society and politics while paying much less attention to technological changes. The novel is based on the (fictional) "Everhard Manuscript" written by Avis Everhard which she hid and which was subsequently found centuries later. In addition, this novel has an introduction and series of (often lengthy) footnotes written from the perspective of scholar Anthony Meredith. Meredith writes from around 2600 AD or 419 B.O.M. (the Brotherhood of Man).

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