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By Joseph McAleer

Joseph McAleer makes use of clean archival fabric to discover Jack London's publishing occupation outdoor of North the USA. He illuminates the relationships with publishers and brokers, mostly in Britain, as a key to knowing the nature, force, and foreign luck of this well known determine of twentieth century American letters.

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Now he had major competition at home, and was very much aware that Heinemann was waiting in the wings, with an ally in Brett, to lure London away permanently. In the short term, Robinson put on a brave face, and announced to London in the same letter an aggressive publishing schedule. ” Robinson reminded London that he did Macmillan a favor by getting plenty of good illustrations for The People of the Abyss. “I don’t think they realize quite how much of a job it has been but they ought to be immensely grateful to us because I think a lot of the pictures are extremely satisfactory,” he wrote.

He certainly got Robinson’s attention. Robinson insisted that Isbister was London’s best bet, and reminded him of “the unwisdom of letting your books be scattered”—as Walter Hines Page would warn. K. would publish The Call of the Wild. “I am awfully sorry that you allowed Macmillans to come between us, and I would point out, confidentially, that it puts us at a great disadvantage, because of the close 56 Letter, Robinson to London, March 31, 1903, HUNT JL 17255. , April 10, 1903, HUNT JL 2934. 58 Please, Robinson pleaded, “express strongly your desire to Macmillan that we should also have the Dog story.

I don’t think they realize quite how much of a job it has been but they ought to be immensely grateful to us because I think a lot of the pictures are extremely satisfactory,” he wrote. Still, that particular title was causing concern. Sales and reviews of The People of the Abyss were good in America, but Robinson was worried about the reaction in England, given the foreigner’s harsh observations of poverty in the East End. Expectations ran high; the Daily Chronicle noted that “the hit which Mr.

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