The Scarlet Plague
by Jack London
Publisher: ManyBooks 1915
Number of pages: 66
The Scarlet Plague is a futuristic novel by Jack London, set in San Francisco after an epidemic, the Red Death, has ravaged the planet. The main character, James Howard Smith, sees the diminished society and attempts to impart his knowledge to his grandsons, in order that they may restart a civilization. This book is an early post-apocalyptic novel, and will entrance not just science fiction aficionados but all readers alike.
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by Jack London - ManyBooks
These nine stories all take place during the Klondike gold rush of 1897. Unusual for a London collection, the tales are all loosely connected by a cast of recurring characters -- the inhabitants of Forty Mile, a town in the Yukon Territory.
by Jack London - William Heinemann
While onboard a San Francisco ferry which collides with another ship in the fog, Humphrey van Weyden is picked up by Larsen, the captain of the seal-hunting schooner the Ghost. A brutal ship master, Wolf rules over his ship with an iron hand.
by Jack London - Classic Reader
One of the most entertaining books ever penned by a man. Richly anecdotal and beautifully written, John Barleycorn stands as the earliest treatment of alcohol in American literature, an intensely moving document of one of America's finest writers.
by Jack London - Project Gutenberg
This book is Jack London's adventure masterpiece, it is not only a vivid account of the Klondike gold rush and North American Indian life, but it is also an intriguing study of the effects different environments have on an individual.