The Best Short Stories of Jack London

The Best Short Stories of Jack London

Book - 1983
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"Raw and Raked, Wild and Free..."

...that was the way Jack London saw life, and the more he lived it the more enamored of it he became. "All I saw," he once wrote, "was glamor of conquest, of scarlet adventure and yellow gold. ...The life was brave and wild, and I was living the adventure I had read so much about."

Brilliant, poetic, swift with violence and action, his stories clearly illustrate the unique spirit of his unbridled genius. Critics admitted that the young firebrand -- "while frightfully primitive" -- was challenging Poe, Kipling and Melville as a one-in-a-million storyteller. The tales in this volume have been thrilling readers for nearly half a century.
Publisher: New York : Ballantine Books, 1983
ISBN: 9780449300534
0449300536
Branch Call Number: LONDON J
PS3523.O46 A15 1983x
Characteristics: viii, 190 p. ; 18 cm

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