The Spoilers
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating

The Spoilers

3.09 of 5 stars 3.09  ·  rating details  ·  11 ratings  ·  2 reviews
Books for All Kinds of Readers. ReadHowYouWant offers the widest selection of on-demand, accessible format editions on the market today. Our 7 different sizes of EasyRead are optimized by increasing the font size and spacing between the words and the letters. We partner with leading publishers around the globe. Our goal is to have accessible editions simultaneously release...more
ebook, 0 pages
Published February 24th 2009 by ReadHowYouWant (first published 1905)
more details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-26 of 26)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  rating details
Ron
As a writer of popular fiction, Rex Beach hit the ground running with this, his first published novel, set in the gold rush days of Nome, Alaska. Its story was based on actual events and portrays attempts by crooked lawyers, politicians, and a judge to jump claims of legitimate miners already extracting fortunes from the gold fields.

The central character is Roy Glenister, a young and ambitious man, who has been prospecting for three years with his partner, an older man named Dextry. Their mine,...more
L.
Adventure in the early days of Alaska and the gold rush. Didn't really like the hero. He was just too overbearing, especially when he first meets the heroine. Wanted someone to smack him upside the head. But I guess he redeems himself when he manages to rescue the heroine from a fate worse than death towards the end of the book. No, I've given it a second thought - I still don't like him.
Sherilyn
Sherilyn marked it as to-read
Jul 15, 2014
Morpheus
Morpheus marked it as to-read
Jul 07, 2014
Wendy
Wendy marked it as to-read
Jun 26, 2014
Kerrie
Kerrie marked it as to-read
Jan 02, 2014
Jo
Jo marked it as to-read
Sep 18, 2013
Amy
Amy marked it as to-read
May 31, 2014
Peter
Peter marked it as to-read
Jun 23, 2013
Earthingrocks
Earthingrocks marked it as to-read
Mar 23, 2013
Yinzadi
Yinzadi marked it as to-read
Dec 01, 2012
Celia
Celia marked it as to-read
Jun 19, 2012
Fabian
Fabian marked it as to-read
Aug 10, 2011
Patrick S.
Patrick S. marked it as to-read
Jun 03, 2011
Kristina  UK
Kristina UK marked it as to-read
Jun 10, 2009
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
1063786
Rex Ellingwood Beach was born in Atwood, Michigan to a prominent family and pursued a career as a lawyer before being drawn to Alaska at the time of the Klondike Gold Rush. After five years of unsuccessful prospecting, he turned to writing.

His first novel, The Spoilers, was based on a true story of corrupt government officials stealing gold mines from prospectors, which he witnessed while he was p...more
More about Rex Beach...
The Silver Horde The Iron Trail: An Alaskan Romance The Barrier The Ne'er-Do-Well Pardners

Share This Book

No trivia or quizzes yet. Add some now »