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Book cover: Smoke BellewSmoke Bellew
by - The Century Co. ,
A group of short stories published in 1912. It takes us to the sub-zero temperatures of the Klondike during the Alaskan gold-rush days of 1897 in more London scribed adventures supporting his belief in Darwin's theory: Survival of the Fittest.
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Book cover: The Scarlet PlagueThe Scarlet Plague
by - ManyBooks ,
A futuristic novel set in San Francisco after an epidemic has ravaged the planet. The main character, James Smith, sees the diminished society and attempts to impart his knowledge to his grandsons, in order that they may restart a civilization.
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Book cover: The Star RoverThe Star Rover
by - eBooks@Adelaide ,
A framing story is told in the first person by Darrell Standing, a university professor serving life imprisonment in San Quentin State Prison for murder. Prison officials try to break his spirit by means of a torture device called 'the jacket'.
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Book cover: Hearts of ThreeHearts of Three
by - ManyBooks ,
Two men exactly alike in appearance, hunting for a treasure in the South sea islands, start the complication in this scenario novel written by Jack London. Graphic, clear and thrilling in style and with much of the old charm.
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Book cover: Before AdamBefore Adam
by - Feedbooks ,
Jack London recreates the dawn of humanity, depicting the prehistoric world as a place of conflict where the fittest survive. The narrator is faced with the strange truth that his consciousness is entwined with that of his mid-Pleistocene ancestor.
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Book cover: The Son of the WolfThe Son of the Wolf
by - 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.
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Book cover: Martin EdenMartin Eden
by - Feedbooks ,
This is a novel by American author Jack London, about a struggling young writer. This book is a favorite among writers, who relate to Martin Eden's speculation that when he mailed off a manuscript, there was no human editor at the other end.
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Book cover: White FangWhite Fang
by - 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.
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Book cover: The Sea WolfThe Sea Wolf
by - 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.
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Book cover: The People of the AbyssThe People of the Abyss
by - Classic Reader ,
A book by Jack London about life in the East End of London in 1902. He wrote this first-hand account by living in the East End (including the Whitechapel District) for several months, sometimes staying in workhouses or sleeping on the streets.
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Book cover: John BarleycornJohn Barleycorn
by - 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.
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Book cover: The Call of the WildThe Call of the Wild
by - Review of Reviews co ,
London's masterpiece is written in 1903 and based on his adventures in the Canadian wildernes. This is an engrossing tale about the struggle for survival and existence in the frozen land of Alaska. A story about unbreakable spirit of a dog.
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