In Jack London's 1910 story Before Adam a young boy dreams that he is living the life of an early hominid, giving human evolution an early and entertaining portrayal. The hominid he dreams through is one of the Cave People and the story tells us also of the Fire People, the Tree People, the hominid's love interest and a sabre-cat.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - la2bkk - LibraryThing
A brief and interesting "firsthand" account of our ancient ancestor's daily life experiences. I have never found London's works to be sophisticated, and certainly this book is more fantasy than real science based fiction. Nonetheless, an enjoyable and easy read worth your time. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - garalgar - LibraryThing
itīs surprising this story is about a century old, it could have been written nowadays. Of course itīs not fully scientific. Itīs fiction, and nature laws are slightly different from the ones we know ... Read full review