Jack London 1876—1916

Jack London

About

Jack London was an American author who wrote The Call of the Wild, White Fang, and The Sea Wolf along with many other popular books. A pioneer in the then-burgeoning world of commercial magazine fiction, he was one of the first Americans to make a lucrative career exclusively from writing. (source: Wikipedia)

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    A Daughter of the Snows (1902)

    Set in the Yukon, it tells the story of Frona Welse, a Stanford graduate and physical Valkyrie, who takes to the trail after upsetting her wealthy fathe...read more »

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    Adventure (1911)

    This novel, a devastating portrayal of colonialism and slavery set in the Solomon Islands, has generated considerable controversy since its publication ...read more »

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    Before Adam (1906)

    A young man in modern America is terrorized by visions of an earlier, primitive life. Across the enormous chasm of thousands of centuries, his conscious...read more »

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    Burning Daylight (1910)

    Burning Daylight is a novel by Jack London which was one of the best-selling books of that year and it was London’s best-selling book in his lifetime. T...read more »

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    Children of the Frost (1902)

    American journalist and action-adventure writer Jack London had a life-long fascination with the indigenous tribes of the Pacific Northwest, and he brin...read more »

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    John Barleycorn (1913)

    A classic biography of Jack London as a drunk; it is most likely the first thoughtful analysis on alcoholism in Amreican literture. The novel is packed ...read more »

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    Lost Face (1910)

    Lost Face is a collection of seven short stories by Jack London. It takes its named from the first short story in the book, about a European adventurer ...read more »

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    Martin Eden (1909)

    Martin Eden, Jack London’s semiautobiographical novel about a struggling young writer, is considered by many to be the author’s most mature work. Person...read more »

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    South Sea Tales (1911)

    Like the celebrated “Klondike Tales,” the stories that comprise “South Sea Tales” derive their intensity from the author’s own far-flung adventures, con...read more »

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    The Call of the Wild (1903)

    The Call Of The Wild is the story of Buck, a dog stolen from his home and thrust into the merciless life of the Arctic north to endure hardship, bitter ...read more »

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    The Cruise of the Snark (1911)

    The Snark had two masts and was 43 feet long at the waterline, and on it London claims to have spent thirty thousand dollars. The snark was primarily a ...read more »

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    The Iron Heel (1908)

    “The Iron Heel” is Jack London’s 1908 dsytopian novel about the rise of oligarchic tyranny in the United States. Playing upon the socialistic themes tha...read more »

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    The Little Lady of the Big House (1915)

    A triangle romance provides the basis for a questioning of the meaning of masculinity, as well as an examination of agribusiness in California. Jack Lon...read more »

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    The Night-Born (1913)

    This early work on The night born is a fascinating novel of the period and still an interesting read today. Classic Jack London short stories, including...read more »

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    The People of the Abyss (1903)

    A profound and moving piece of investigative journalism, Jack London’s study of the London underworld remains, a century after it was written, a timely ...read more »

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    The Road (1907)

    In this entertaining collection of tales and autobiographical essays, London relates the days he spent on the road. Each story details an aspect of the ...read more »

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    The Scarlet Plague (1915)

    The year is 2073. It’s been sixty years since The Red Death wiped out most of humanity. James Howard Smith is one of the last survivors of the pre-plagu...read more »

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    The Sea Wolf (1904)

    Humphrey Van Weyden becomes an unwilling participant in a tense shipboard drama. A deranged and abusive sea captain perpetrates a shipboard atmosphere o...read more »

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    The Star Rover (1915)

    San Quentin, death-row inmate Darrell Standing, escapes the horror of prison life—and long stretches in a straitjacket—by withdrawing into vivid dreams ...read more »

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    The Valley of the Moon (1913)

    “The Valley of the Moon” traces the odyssey of Billy and Saxon Roberts from the labor strife of Oakland at the turn of the century through Central and N...read more »

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    White Fang (1906)

    Even as a pup, he is different from his brothers: A large gray cub among a litter of red-haired puppies, with a quicker bite and heavier paw. When he le...read more »