The people of the abyss - by Jack London[Reading report] by Marc Soryano

2010-07-27

Elève du Programme Grande Ecole d'HEC Paris, Majeure Alternative Management, l'auteur de cette fiche est également diplômé d'un Master 2 d'Ingénierie Statistiques et Financières à Paris Dauphine.

1902, London, one adult out of four dies in an asylum. Jack London ventures into the East End, the poorest area of London in which the middle classes don't dare to penetrate. He buys rags and lives in poverty, is confronted with the same difficulties and suffers from the same destitution. This book draws its strength from its authenticity combined with strong arguments from logic and quantitative data. Jack London succeeds in showing a society with an absurd mechanism that destroys the individual.

Quote article  Marc Soryano, « The people of the abyss - by Jack London », 27 july 2010, Alternative Management Observatory (AMO), [Reading report]
http://appli6.hec.fr/amo/Articles/Entry/Item/141.sls

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