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Adventure

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Author: Jack London
Published: 1911
Language: English
Wordcount: 70,606 / 207 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 84.5
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 12,720
mnybks.net#: 4468
Excerpt

"Him fella my brother belong me," was the answer. "Him fella die too much."

"You sing out, him fella brother belong you die too much," the white man went on in threatening tones. "I cross too much along you. What name you sing out, eh? You fat-head make um brother belong you die dose up too much. You fella finish sing out, savvee? You fella no finish sing out I make finish damn quick."

He threatened the wailer with his fist, and the black cowered down, glaring at him with sullen eyes.

"Sing out no good little bit," the white man went on, more gently. "You no sing out. You chase um fella fly. Too much strong fella fly. You catch water, washee brother belong you; washee plenty too much, bime bye brother belong you all right. Jump!" he shouted fiercely at the end, his will penetrating the low intelligence of the black with dynamic force that made him jump to the task of brushing the loathsome swarms of flies away.

Again he rode out into the reeking heat. He clutched the black's neck ti

Reader Reviews

Average Rating of 5 from 1 reviews: *****
2011.07.06
Al Kipple
*****

This book makes me sorry that I was born a hundred years to late and not brave enough to live the life of the characters in this book.

Oh well, at least and can download to my little epad and read it gaining second hand enjoyment.


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