A picture for the book The Jungle

The Jungle


The Jungle (1906) originally appeared in serial form as The Appeal to Reason in a socialist newspaper. It was so well received, he republished the work as a novel, entitled The Jungle. Chronicling the plight of Jurgis and Ona, Lithuanian immigrants to Chicago, the story deals with the plight of the workers in the packing yards of Chicago. The Jungle had a deep and immediate political impact on the country, sending shock waves throughout the United States and causing cries for labor and agricultural reform. Featured in our collection of 25 Great American Novels

The Jungle, Chicago meatpacking plants


Chapter 1

Chapter 2

Chapter 3

Chapter 4

Chapter 5

Chapter 6

Chapter 7

Chapter 8

Chapter 9

Chapter 10

Chapter 11

Chapter 12

Chapter 13

Chapter 14

Chapter 15

Chapter 16

Chapter 17

Chapter 18

Chapter 19

Chapter 20

Chapter 21

Chapter 22

Chapter 23

Chapter 24

Chapter 25

Chapter 26

Chapter 27

Chapter 28

Chapter 29

Chapter 30

Chapter 31

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