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Saturday, November 26, 2016

Jack London, a century on

Yesterday, as Dennis Duncan has noted, was the seventieth anniversary of a controversial book – J’irai cracher sur vos tombes (I Shall Spit on Your Graves) by one “Vincent Sullivan” – who was really Boris Vian in a mischievous mood. Go back further, another thirty years: today, November 22, it is a century since the death of Jack London, another self-inventing and occasionally trouble-making author.
More: TLS

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