Posted on 11/21/2019 at 11:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Most of us are familiar with Jack London’s work about the wilderness, but maybe not so much with his dystopian novel.

A professor takes a look at London’s The Iron Heel, published in 1908, and how it influenced future works like Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale and George Orwell’s 1984.

(What prompted us to share this now? Tomorrow is the 103rd anniversary of London’s death, at the young age of forty.)

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