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The Sea-Wolf

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The Sea-Wolf is a psychological adventure novel by American novelist Jack London about a literary critic, survivor of an ocean collision who comes under the dominance of Wolf Larsen, the powerful and amoral sea captain who rescues him. The Sea Wolf tells the story of a soft, domesticated protagonist, in this novel's case an intellectual man named Humphrey van Weyden, forced to become tough and self-reliant by exposure to cruelty and brutality. The story starts with him aboard a San Francisco ferry which collides with another ship in the fog and sinks. He is set adrift in the Bay, eventually being picked up by Wolf Larsen. Larsen is Brutal and cynical, yet also highly intelligent, he terrorizes his crew with the aid of his great physical strength. Van Weyden adequately describes him as an individualist, hedonist, and materialist. Larsen does not believe in the immortality of the soul, he finds no meaning in his life save for survival and pleasure and has come to despise all human life... More > and deny its value.< Less
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Product Details

ISBN
9781105687792
Edition
First Edition
Publisher
Green King Press
Published
January 14, 2013
Language
English
File Format
ePub
File Size
282.33 KB

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Printable? Yes
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