The Beast in the Jungle

Henry JAMES (1843 - 1916)

'The Beast in the Jungle' is a 1903 novella by Henry James, first published as part of the collection, The Better Sort. Almost universally considered one of James' finest short narratives, this story treats appropriately universal themes: loneliness, fate, love and death. The parable of John Marcher and his peculiar destiny has spoken to many readers who have speculated on the worth and meaning of human life.(Summary by Wikipedia)

Genre(s): General Fiction

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 01 01 - Chapter I Rob James
00:27:57
Play 02 02 - Chapter II Rob James
00:30:43
Play 03 03 - Chapter III Rob James
00:16:01
Play 04 04 - Chapter IV Rob James
00:19:23
Play 05 05 - Chapter V Rob James
00:24:52
Play 06 06 - Chapter VI Rob James
00:20:01