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The Little Lady of the Big House

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Jack London said of this novel: "It is all sex from start to finish -- in which no sexual adventure is actually achieved or comes within a million miles of being achieved, and in which, nevertheless, is all the guts of sex, coupled with strength." The Little Lady of the Big House (1915) is not autobiography, but speaks of Jack London’s "frank borrowing from his life with Charmian" and says it is "psychologically valid as a mirror of events during the winter of 1912–13. The story concerns a love triangle. The protagonist, Dick Forrest, is a rancher with a poetic streak (his "acorn song" recalls London's play, "The Acorn Planters."). His wife, Paula, is a vivacious, athletic, and sexually self-aware woman (in one scene, she rides a stallion into a "swimming tank," emerging in "a white silken slip of a bathing suit that molded to her form like a marble-carven veiling of drapery.") Paula, like Charmian, is... More > subject to insomnia…< Less
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ISBN
9781291377446
Published
April 5, 2013
Language
English
File Format
ePub
File Size
273.23 KB

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