Über den Autor
The mysterious B. Traven (1890-1969) was born in Chicago, spent his youth in Germany as an itinerant actor and revolutionary journalist, became a seaman on tramp steamers, settled in Mexico in the early 1920s, and began recording his experience in novels and stories. In the United States his best-known novel is The Treasure of the Sierra Madre.
The first of Traven 's legendary Jungle Novels, Government depicts the political corruption that infected even the smallest villages in Mexico before the revolution. Readers who ignore the genius of B. Traven do so at their peril. New York Times Book Review.