Scarlet Plague, The, by London, Jack

Other than London's three SF novels, Before Adam (1906), The Iron Heel (1907), and Star Rover (1915), this appears to me to be London's only other long genre work. Its a reminiscing piece, told from the perspective of perhaps the oldest man in the world. The typical London class struggle imagery is present throughout this book, but really is not in your face, the way I think London best liked it, until the very end. Two out of five stars.

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