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Jack London - Author

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Iron Heel

Iron Heel

Author: Jack London Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/06/2020

The Call Of The Wild

The Call Of The Wild

Author: Jack London Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 29/05/2020

The Call of the Wild & Before Adam

The Call of the Wild & Before Adam

Author: Jack London Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/05/2020

The Call of the Wild & Before Adam

The Call of the Wild & Before Adam

Author: Jack London Format: Hardback Release Date: 26/05/2020

The Human Drift & The Jacket (Star-Rover)

The Human Drift & The Jacket (Star-Rover)

Author: Jack London Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/05/2020

The Human Drift & The Jacket (Star-Rover)

The Human Drift & The Jacket (Star-Rover)

Author: Jack London Format: Hardback Release Date: 26/05/2020

The Little Lady of the Big House & The Scarlet Plague (Illustrated)

The Little Lady of the Big House & The Scarlet Plague (Illustrated)

Author: Jack London Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/05/2020

The Road

The Road

Author: Jack London Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 24/05/2020

In 1894, an eighteen-year-old Jack London quit his job shoveling coal, hopped a freight train, and left California on the first leg of a ten thousand-mile odyssey. His adventure was an exaggerated version of the unemployed migrations made by millions of boys, men, and a few women during the original great depression of the 1890s. By taking to the road, young wayfarers like London forged a vast hobo subculture that was both a product of the new urban industrial order and a challenge to it. As London's experience suggests, this hobo world was born of equal parts desperation and fascination. I went on 'The Road,' he writes, because I couldn't keep away from it...because I was so made that I couldn't work all my life on 'one same shift'; because - well, just because it was easier to than not to. The best stories that London told about his hoboing days can be found in The Road , a collection of nine essays with accompanying illustrations, most of which originally appeared in Cosmopolitan magazine between 1907 and 1908. His virile persona spoke to white middle-class readers who vicariously escaped their desk-bound lives and followed London down the hobo trail. The zest and humor of his tales, as Todd DePastino explains in his lucid introduction, often obscure their depth and complexity. The Road is as much a commentary on London's disillusionment with wealth, celebrity, and the literary marketplace as it is a picaresque memoir of his youth.

The Call of the Wild

The Call of the Wild

Author: Jack London Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 20/05/2020

The Call of the Wild, by Jack London, is one of America's best-known novels. Currently published in more than twenty separate editions in English alone, this novel about the Klondike Gold Rush of 1896 to 1899 has been continuously in print since it first appeared in 1903.Many editions of The Call of the Wild have distorted the original text: the violence is modified, the language is sanitized, and the punctuation and spelling are modernized. This new edition duplicates the original, which London himself edited and approved.

The Iron Heel & South Sea Tales

The Iron Heel & South Sea Tales

Author: Jack London Format: Hardback Release Date: 12/05/2020

The Iron Heel & South Sea Tales

The Iron Heel & South Sea Tales

Author: Jack London Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/05/2020

The Valley of the Moon & The son of the wolf

The Valley of the Moon & The son of the wolf

Author: Jack London Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/05/2020

Adventure & Hearts of Three

Adventure & Hearts of Three

Author: Jack London Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/05/2020

The Valley of the Moon & The son of the wolf

The Valley of the Moon & The son of the wolf

Author: Jack London Format: Hardback Release Date: 12/05/2020

Adventure & Hearts of Three

Adventure & Hearts of Three

Author: Jack London Format: Hardback Release Date: 12/05/2020

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