Jack London (38 books)

(18761916)

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Jack London (January 12, 1876 – November 22, 1916), was an American author who wrote The Call of the Wild and other books. A pioneer in the then-burgeoning world of commercial magazine fiction, he was one of the first Americans to make a huge financial success from writing.

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The Call of the Wild

by Jack London

The Call of the Wild is a novel by American writer Jack London. The plot concerns a previously domesticated and even somewhat pampered dog named Buck, whose primordial instincts return after a series of events...

The Sea Wolf

by Jack London

Chronicles the voyages of a ship run by the ruthless Wolf Larsen, among the greatest of London's characters, and spokesman for an extreme individualism London intended to critique.

The Little Lady of the Big House

by Jack London

A triangle romance provides the basis for a questioning of the meaning of masculinity, as well as an examination of agribusiness in California. Jack London said of this novel: "It is all sex from start to finish...

White Fang

by Jack London

An initiation story concerning the taming of a wild dog in the Klondike.

The Road

by Jack London

Tales of London's days as a hobo.

The Son of the Wolf

by Jack London

Jack London gained his first and most lasting fame as the author of tales of the Klondike gold rush. This, his first collection of stories, draws on his experience in the Yukon. The stories tell of gambles won...

Before Adam

by Jack London

A young man in modern America is terrorized by visions of an earlier, primitive life. Across the enormous chasm of thousands of centuries, his consciousness has become entwined with that of Big-Tooth, an ancestor...

The Scarlet Plague

by Jack London

This novella explores life following a devastating plague that wipes out most of humanity.

The Game

by Jack London

On the eve of their wedding, twenty-year-old Jack Fleming arranges a secret ringside seat for his sweetheart to view her only rival: the "game." Through Genevieve's apprehensive eyes, we watch the prizefight...

South Sea Tales

by Jack London

Darker Pacific tales, including "Mauki" and "The Terrible Solomans."

The Iron Heel

by Jack London

The Iron Heel is a dystopian novel by American writer Jack London, first published in 1908. Generally considered to be "the earliest of the modern Dystopian," it chronicles the rise of an oligarchic tyranny...

On the Makaloa Mat

by Jack London

The best Hawaii stories, and among London's best stories overall, including "Shin Bones" and "The Water Baby."

A Daughter of the Snows

by Jack London

London's first novel introduces the strong, independent, well-educated heroine that would run through much of his work.

Martin Eden

by Jack London

Martin Eden (1909) 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,...

A Son of the Sun

by Jack London

A number of lesser-known South Pacific tales.

When God Laughs & Other Stories

by Jack London

This outstanding collection includes "The Apostate," "Just Meat," "A Piece of Steak," and "Chinago."

Children of the Frost

by Jack London

Tales from the Klondike.

Tales of the Fish Patrol

by Jack London

Stories set on the San Francisco Bay of London's youth, including "A Raid on the Oyster Pirates."

Love of Life & Other Stories

Dutch Courage and Other Stories

by Jack London

A collection of very early stories published posthumously, with a preface by his wife Charmian.

Adventure

by Jack London

Located in the Solomon Islands, this devastating portrayal of copra plantation slavery has scholars arguing whether London was criticizing the racism of the colonialists or approving of it. (From http://london.sonoma.edu/)

Burning Daylight

by Jack London

A tale of the Klondike Goldrush and the corrupting influence of high stakes capitalism.

The Star Rover

by Jack London

The great transmigration novel inspired by the experiences of an ex-prisoner's acount of coping with "the Jacket," a form of torture at San Quentin. London was a lifelong supporter of humane prison practices.

The Red One

by Jack London

Features the haunting title novella, well worth comparing to Joseph Conrad's "Heart of Darkness."

Hearts of Three

by Jack London

Originally intended as a film scenario, this plot is an improbably adventure story that can't help but bring to mind the "Lost Ark" films of decades later!

Moon-Face & Other Stories

The Faith of Men & Other Stories

by Jack London

Tales from the Klondike.

Michael, Brother of Jerry

by Jack London

This story of brutality toward animals inspired a movement known as the Jack London Clubs, which were devoted to the cause of animal welfare and humane treatment.

The Mutiny of the Elsinore

by Jack London

Written during a time of tragedy, this novel of sea life fails in either its story or doctrinaire intentions.

The Strength of the Strong

by Jack London

Includes "The Dream of Debs," "South of the Slot," and "The Unparalleled Invasion."

The Turtles of Tasman

by Jack London

A minor collection that includes the amazing "Told in the Drooling Ward."

Jerry of the Islands

by Jack London

Jerry is a dog whose experiences reflect the cruelty and racism of colonial Melanesia.

The God of his Fathers & Other Stories

Lost Face

The Abysmal Brute

by Jack London

A prize fighter faces the corruption of civilization and finds redemption in the wilds of California.

The Valley of the Moon

by Jack London

The novel Valley of the Moon is a story of a working-class couple, Billy and Saxon Roberts, struggling laborers in Oakland at the Turn-of-the-Century, who left the city life behind and searched Central and Northern...

The House of Pride

by Jack London

South Sea Tales.

The Night-Born

by Jack London

A varied collection including "War," "The Mexican," and "To Kill a Man."

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kazem
kazem
Mon, 11 Apr 2011 10:21:16 +0200

i love it