<b>It's all about style</b> The social commentary continues in renowned artist Peter Kuper's dramatically vivid re-creation of Upton Sinclair's classic novel <b>The Jungle</b>. Kuper, who has also done graphic-novel adaptations of Franz Kafka's stories and novellas, has a frenzied, almost violent visual style, full of movement and color and untidy emotions. The climactic scene, a workers' riot, fills two pages with a spectacular explosion of shapes expressing in no uncertain terms the chaos that had built up inside the main character, the immigrant Jurgis. <i>Becky Ohlsen writes from Portland, Oregon.</i>

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