Ken Ward in the Jungle

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Sprache - Englisch

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In 'Ken Ward in the Jungle,' Zane Grey takes his readers on an intrepid voyage through the heart of the untamed jungle. Known for his mastery in capturing the American frontier, Grey shifts his terrain to the dense forests of Central America, sketching a vivid tale of adventure and human resilience. The novel diverges from Grey's standard Western genre, displaying a versatile literary style. As Grey stitches the narrative with themes of exploration and redemption, the prose echoes the rhythm of an era fascinated by the exotic and the unknown, setting a distinct literary context within the realm of early 20th-century adventure fiction.

Zane Grey, a prolific figure in American literature, penned 'Ken Ward in the Jungle' fuelled by his own zest for adventure and exploration. His experiences as an outdoorsman are elegantly woven into the fiber of his storytelling. Grey's characters often reflect a complexity mirroring the human spirit's simultaneous capacity for both faltering and heroism, possibly a reflection on his observations and introspective journey as an individual and a writer confronting the wilderness, both literal and metaphorical.

'Recommended for enthusiasts of classic adventure tales, 'Ken Ward in the Jungle' articulates the transformative power of nature and human tenacity. Grey's readers, both longstanding and new, will find the book a thrilling escape, brimming with lush descriptions and pulsating action. It extends an invitation to delve into a narrative that is as much about the external journey across uncharted terrains as it is about an internal quest for meaning and sobriety. Grey's prose, rich and relentless, ensures that this story endures as a testament to the enduring appeal of adventure literature.


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Zane Grey, born Pearl Zane Gray on January 31, 1872, emerged as a preeminent figure in early 20th-century American literature, renowned for his prolific work in the Western genre. With his narrative strength revolving around frontier life, Grey's mastery in capturing the untamed landscapes and the spirit of the American West is unparalleled. His knack for adventure led him to diverse settings, including the lush realms featured in 'Ken Ward in the Jungle' (1912), a testament to his versatility beyond the conventional Western setting. A dentist by training, Grey's transition to a full-time writing career was catalyzed by a fateful meeting with Colonel C.J. 'Buffalo' Jones, after which he penned his first Western success, 'The Last of the Plainsmen' (1908). His legacy, however, was immortalized through the novel 'Riders of the Purple Sage' (1912), which stands as a cornerstone of the genre. Zane Grey's literary style was characterized by vivid description, robust characterizations, and a romanticized yet authentic portrayal of the Old West's trials and tribulations. His work not only entertained but also carefully documented the cultural ethos of an era, greatly influencing public perceptions of the American frontier. Before his death on October 23, 1939, Grey authored over 90 books, encompassing novels, short stories, and nonfiction, leaving an indelible mark on American Western literature. His books persisted in popularity, many adapted into films, inviting new generations to explore the wilderness through his written word.

Produkt Details

Verlag: DigiCat

Genre: Sprache - Englisch

Sprache: English

Umfang: 148 Seiten

Größe: 469,8 KB

ISBN: 8596547321507

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