Pat Glendon is a young man who has never drank alcohol nor tasted tobacco. He is a nature-lover with a phobia of cities and talking to women. He is also the perfect fighter. After prize-fighter manager Sam Stubener takes Pat under his wing, the two set off to San Francisco to take on the world heavy-weight champion. "e;The Abysmal Brute"e; is a thrilling tale of romance and social drama told by on of America's greatest story-tellers, detailing Pats unstoppable pugilistic crusade that sees him fight for the heart of a lovely admirer and expose the rampant corruption within the world of professional boxing. John Griffith "e;Jack"e; London (1876 - 1916) was an American author, journalist, and social activist, most remember for his novels "e;The Call of the Wild"e;, "e;White Fang"e;, "e;The Sea-Wolf"e;, "e;The Iron Heel"e;, and "e;Martin Eden"e;. Originally published in 1913, we are proud to reprint this classic text, complete with a new biography of the author.