Lover of the Fancy

Early C20th American culture and dissent

John Barleycorn
Jack London


Published in 1913, this harrowing, autobiographical ‘A to Z’ of drinking shattered London’s reputation as a clean-living adventurer and massively successful author of such books as White Fang and The Call of the Wild.

Paperback, 288pp
Oxford University Press, 2009 (1913)
ISBN 9780199555574