Tales Of The North

by Jack London

Castle Books | July 1, 2013 | Hardcover |

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Jack London has captivated millions of readers around the world with his classic tales of the high seas and untamed wilderness. His characters are men of courage and valor who struggle to survive the unforgiving elements. If you have never collected books before, you will want to start now. If you are a collector, Jack London Tales of the North is a must have for your personal library with its nonstop adventure and heroic exploits.

It is American literature presented in its most dramatic form-a high adventure in reading. Here, in a facsimile of the original turn of the century magazines, in which many of his works first appeared, are four of Jack London's greatest novels in their entirety: White Fang, The Sea-Wolf, The Call of the Wild and Cruise of the Dazzler, plus 15 of his best loved short stories, including In the Forests of the North, In a Far Country and The White Silence, from the rare original illustrated magazines. Jack London's Tales of the North is an original. It is a collection pays tribute to the foremost American writer of his day and the most popular American writer abroad.

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 488 Pages

Published: July 1, 2013

Publisher: Castle Books

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 089009439X

ISBN - 13: 9780890094396

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Tales Of The North

by Jack London

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 488 Pages

Published: July 1, 2013

Publisher: Castle Books

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 089009439X

ISBN - 13: 9780890094396

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Jack London has captivated millions of readers around the world with his classic tales of the high seas and untamed wilderness. His characters are men of courage and valor who struggle to survive the unforgiving elements. If you have never collected books before, you will want to start now. If you are a collector, Jack London Tales of the North is a must have for your personal library with its nonstop adventure and heroic exploits.

It is American literature presented in its most dramatic form-a high adventure in reading. Here, in a facsimile of the original turn of the century magazines, in which many of his works first appeared, are four of Jack London's greatest novels in their entirety: White Fang, The Sea-Wolf, The Call of the Wild and Cruise of the Dazzler, plus 15 of his best loved short stories, including In the Forests of the North, In a Far Country and The White Silence, from the rare original illustrated magazines. Jack London's Tales of the North is an original. It is a collection pays tribute to the foremost American writer of his day and the most popular American writer abroad.

About the Author

One of the pioneers of 20th century American literature, Jack London specialized in tales of adventure inspired by his own experiences. London was born in San Francisco in 1876. At 14, he quit school and became an "oyster pirate," robbing oyster beds to sell his booty to the bars and restaurants in Oakland. Later, he turned on his pirate associates and joined the local Fish Patrol, resulting in some hair-raising waterfront battles. Other youthful activities included sailing on a seal-hunting ship, traveling the United States as a railroad tramp, a jail term for vagrancy and a hazardous winter in the Klondike during the 1897 gold rush. Those experiences converted him to socialism, as he educated himself through prolific reading and began to write fiction. After a struggling apprenticeship, London hit literary paydirt by combining memories of his adventures with Darwinian and Spencerian evolutionary theory, the Nietzchean concept of the "superman" and a Kipling-influenced narrative style. "The Son of the Wolf"(1900) was his first popular success, followed by 'The Call of the Wild" (1903), "The Sea-Wolf" (1904) and "White Fang" (1906). He also wrote nonfiction, including reportage of the Russo-Japanese War and Mexican revolution, as well as "The Cruise of the Snark" (1911), an account of an eventful South Pacific sea voyage with his wife, Charmian, and a rather motley crew. London's body broke down prematurely from his rugged lifestyle and hard drinking, and he died of uremic po
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Fans of Jack London will treasure this special unabridged collection of his greatest works. In Tales of the North you'll find all of your favourite London novels including White Fang, The Sea Wolf, The Call of the Wild, Cruise of the Dazzler plus 15 wonderful short stories. This incredible edition features original illustrations, and reprints the stories in facsimile of the original turn-of-the-century magazines in which his work first appeared. You won't want to miss this celebration of one of America's most enduring storytellers.
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