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.
Ten of Traven 's remarkable short stories, displaying a sampling of his interests and his superb storytelling talents. Traven is a very great writer....His work must be read. New York Times Book Review.