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.
In the second of his six Jungle Novels, Traven brings his remarkable narrative talents to bear on the coming of age of a young Indian ox-cart driver and the oppressive world in which he must make his way. B. Traven is coming to be recognized as one of the narrative masters of the twentieth century. New York Times.