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When God Laughs And Other Stories By Jack London
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Named after the first story about a couple that tries in vain to uphold an intensely idealistic romance against the erosions of time and the inconstancy of human nature the collection explores themes... More > for which London became famous: the struggle for survival in the midst of hostile environments, human nature's most elemental drives, and worker abuse in industrialized society. In The Apostate, a grim story about a young man who is brutalized by the working conditions in a textile mill, yet achieves a kind of liberation in the end. London's fascination with primitive male characters is evident in Just Meat, a story of two thieves who plot each other's demise in a selfish grab for a hoard of recently stolen jewelry. Here are a marvelous selection of Jack London's short fiction, including: When God Laughs * The Apostate * A Wicked Woman * "Just Meat" Created He Them * The Chinago * Make Westing * Semper Idem * A Nose for the King The "Francis Spaight" * A Curious Fragment * A Piece of Steak< Less
Klondike Two Pack - The Call of the Wild and White Fang By Jack London
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The Call of the Wild is one of London's most popular novels. The story follows a dog named Buck, a 140lb Saint Bernard and Scotch Shepard mix. Buck is abducted from a comfortable life as a pet and... More > tossed into the chaos of the Klondike Gold Rush and the brutal realities of frontier life. Buck changes hands a number of times before landing in the kindly hands of John Thornton. Thornton takes ownership of Buck from a trio of ignorant stampeders, intent upon making a dangerous river crossing. Buck refuses to cross, despite a vicious beating. Thornton recognizes the dogs intelligence and strength. He steps in to claim the dog and nurses Buck back to health. But Buck is forever changed by the treatment he has received at the hands of other men. A companion novel to The Call of the Wild, White Fang is the story of a wild dog's journey toward becoming civilized. The much loved book is characteristic of London's precise prose style and innovation use of voice and perspective.< Less
The Call of the Wild By Jack London
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The Call of the Wild is one of Jack London's most popular novels. The story follows a dog named Buck, a 140lb Saint Bernard and Scotch Shepard mix. Buck is abducted from a comfortable life as a pet... More > and tossed into the chaos of the Klondike Gold Rush and the brutal realities of frontier life. Buck changes hands a number of times before landing in the kindly hands of John Thornton. Thornton takes ownership of Buck from a trio of ignorant stampeders, intent upon making a dangerous river crossing. Buck refuses to cross, despite a vicious beating. Thornton recognizes the dogs intelligence and strength. He steps in to claim the dog and nurses Buck back to health. But Buck is forever changed by the treatment he has received at the hands of other men. Jack London spent a year living in the Yukon and drew heavily upon his experiences there while writing the book. He later said, "It was in the Klondike that I found myself."< Less
The Fargenstropple Case By Lia London
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When Chief Inspector Terrence Morgan was called up to the Fargenstropple estate again, he assumed it was for another wild goose chase. He was wrong. This time stolen family jewels, an enigmatic... More > debutante and radio-controlled ferrets make the case a real mystery. Full of witty dialogue, slapstick humor, and plot twists, The Fargenstropple Case is sure to amuse and intrigue you. Written as an on-line experiment where the readers of each chapter posted on the blog, contributing ideas as to where the story would go next. Author Lia London’s task was to then take the best and most unexpected ideas, character development expectations and magic of her own and weave them all together into a fascinating and fun mystery. The delicious result is The Fargenstropple Case.< Less
Website Traffic - How to get FLOODS of it and what to do BEFORE it comes By Jae London
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This E-book was written for the Newbie - internet maketer, website owner and anyone who provides a product or service online. You will be learning how to generate large amounts of traffic to your... More > website by applying these tried, tested and proven strategies. You will also be learning what to do with the traffic before it gets to flooding your way and in addition to that you will learn how to monetize it. (turn it into $$$$) If you have a website with very few to no visitors you will benefit most from this book, but only if you APPLY these strategic principles. You must remember one thing - that having a website with no traffic is like having a storefront with no customers. Eventually you will get fed up and close up shop, losing all time and money you have invested.< Less
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Dutch Courage and Other Stories By Jack London
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A collection of very early stories published posthumously, with a preface by his wife Charmian. DUTCH COURAGE (excerpt) "Just our luck!" Gus Lafee finished wiping his hands and sullenly... More > threw the towel upon the rocks. His attitude was one of deep dejection. The light seemed gone out of the day and the glory from the golden sun. Even the keen mountain air was devoid of relish, and the early morning no longer yielded its customary zest. "Just our luck!" Gus repeated, this time avowedly for the edification of another young fellow who was busily engaged in sousing his head in the water of the lake. "What are you grumbling about, anyway?" Hazard Van Dorn lifted a soap-rimmed face questioningly. His eyes were shut. "What's our luck?" "Look there!" Gus threw a moody glance skyward. "Some duffer's got ahead of us. We've been scooped, that's all!"...< Less
Tyrants of the Void By Ryan London
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The Prophecy of the Immortals has come to pass. The tyrants of the void have entered reality, just as Exos Starblood warned. The gods of the void, aided involuntarily by Exos himself, are now... More > systematically seizing economies, industries, and regimes. A new cast of characters both hasten and prevent this regimented destruction of mortality and everything it has built, as the tyrants tighten their grip around the souls of the universe, leading them towards an unwinnable war meant to leave all souls either destroyed or enslaved. Meanwhile, Exos is on a crusade to reveal the dark truths of both time and space, helping the Lathoe people against his will, while attempting to annihilate himself as the trauma previously endured slowly grows into unmanageable pain. Now, the race is on to save the sphere of creation and Exos as well, who is crucial for the defeat of the enemy. The creator himself, and the kingdom of immortals now prepare for an apocalyptic war to save mortality and defeat the tyrants of the void.< Less
White Fang: Illustrated By Jack London
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White Fang is the titular character and a novel by American author Jack London. First serialized in Outing magazine, it was published in 1906. The story takes place in Yukon Territory, Canada, during... More > the Klondike Gold Rush at the end of the 19th-century, and details a wild wolfdog's journey to domestication. White Fang is a companion novel (and a thematic mirror) to London's best-known work, The Call of the Wild, which is about a kidnapped, domesticated dog embracing his wild ancestry to survive and thrive in the wild. Much of the novel is written from the view-point of his canine character, enabling London to explore how animals view their world and how they view humans. White Fang examines the violent world of wild animals and the equally violent world of humans. The book also explores complex themes including morality and redemption. White Fang has been adapted for the screen numerous times, including a 1991 film starring Ethan Hawke.< Less
South Sea Tales By Jack London
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South Sea Tales (1911) is a collection of short stories written by Jack London. Most stories are set in island communities, like those of Hawaii, or are set aboard a ship. These are darker Pacific... More > tales, including "Mauki" and "The Terrible Solomans." About Jack London: Jack London (1876-1916), was an American author and a pioneer in the then-burgeoning world of commercial magazine fiction. He was one of the first Americans to make a lucrative career exclusively from writing. London was self-educated. He taught himself in the public library, mainly just by reading books. In 1898, he began struggling seriously to break into print, a struggle memorably described in his novel, Martin Eden (1909). Jack London was fortunate in the timing of his writing career. He started just as new printing technologies enabled lower-cost production of magazines. This resulted in a boom in popular magazines aimed at a wide public, and a strong market for short fiction.< Less