Although Jack London is best remembered as a fiction writer who chronicled the power of nature and the American West, he also dabbled in psychological drama over the course of his career. John Barleycorn is an engrossing novel based heavily on London's personal struggles with alcoholism.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - bibleblaster - LibraryThing
What begins as London's argument in favor of prohibition turns into a colorful, thoughtful, sometimes boastful, often reflective memoir where the author wrestles with such questions as what ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - wonderperson - LibraryThing
A brutally honest? account of John Barleycorn or Alcoholism that Jack London wishes was eliminated even before he was born. I listened to this on Librivox, paying careful attention to every word ... Read full review