Welcome to the Essential Novelists book series, were we present to you the best works of remarkable authors. For this book, the literary critic August Nemo has chosen the two most important and meaningful novels of Frank Norris which are McTeague and The Octopus. Naturalism describes the details of everyday existence, expressing the social milieu of the characters. Frank Norris concentrated on society's seamier side and the travails of the lower classes as the focal point of his writing. Novels selected for this book: - McTeague - The Octopus This is one of many books in the series Essential Novelists. If you liked this book, look for the other titles in the series, we are sure you will like some of the authors.
About the Author
Frank Norris, byname of Benjamin Franklin Norris, (born March 5, 1870, Chicago, Illinois, U.S.—died October 25, 1902, San Francisco, California), American novelist who was the first important naturalist writer in the United States.
Table of ContentsIntroduction McTeague The Octopus