This volume contains Upton Sinclair's 1901 novel, "King Midas". It is a highly absorbing period piece that boasts complex, sympathetic characters, enthralling plot-situations, and a beautiful lyric style that fans of Sinclair's work will be familiar with. This book is more than worthy of a place on any bookshelf, and is not to be missed by the discerning collector. Upton Beall Sinclair (1878 - 1968) was a famous American author who wrote almost one hundred books spanning a number of different genres. Many vintage texts such as this are increasingly scarce and expensive, and it is with this in mind that we are republishing this book now, in an affordable, high-quality, modern edition. It comes complete with a specially commissioned biography of the author.