Jack London (47 libri)

(18761916)

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Jack London (January 12, 1876 – November 22, 1916), was an American author who wrote The Call of the Wild and other books. A pioneer in the then-burgeoning world of commercial magazine fiction, he was one of the first Americans to make a huge financial success from writing.

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A Daughter of the Snows

di Jack London

London's first novel introduces the strong, independent, well-educated heroine that would run through much of his work.

A Son of the Sun

di Jack London

A number of lesser-known South Pacific tales.

Abenteurer des Schienenstranges

di Jack London

Jack London berichtet über seine Zeit als Tramp nach der Wirtschaftskrise gegen Ende des 19. Jahrhunderts. Man lernt die Gefahren und Strapazen des Lebens als Landstreicher kennen. Von zentraler Bedeutung ist...

Adventure

di Jack London

Located in the Solomon Islands, this devastating portrayal of copra plantation slavery has scholars arguing whether London was criticizing the racism of the colonialists or approving of it. (From http://london.sonoma.edu/)

Before Adam

di Jack London

A young man in modern America is terrorized by visions of an earlier, primitive life. Across the enormous chasm of thousands of centuries, his consciousness has become entwined with that of Big-Tooth, an ancestor...

Burning Daylight

di Jack London

A tale of the Klondike Goldrush and the corrupting influence of high stakes capitalism.

Children of the Frost

di Jack London

Tales from the Klondike.

Croc-Blanc

di Jack London

Croc-Blanc (1906) est un roman de l'écrivain américain Jack London. Le titre original est White Fang.L'histoire commence avant la naissance de Croc-Blanc, un chien loup. Le roman suit la meute d'où il vient...

Dutch Courage and Other Stories

di Jack London

A collection of very early stories published posthumously, with a preface by his wife Charmian.

El silencio blanco

di Jack London

Dos hombres Mason y Malemute Kid, en compañía de la esposa india de Mason, atraviesan en trineo las tierras de Klondike a temperaturas de más de cincuenta grados bajo cero y con tanta escasez de comida que...

Hearts of Three

di Jack London

Originally intended as a film scenario, this plot is an improbably adventure story that can't help but bring to mind the "Lost Ark" films of decades later!

Jerry of the Islands

di Jack London

Jerry is a dog whose experiences reflect the cruelty and racism of colonial Melanesia.

L'Appel de la forêt

di Jack London

Un des chefs d'oeuvre de Jack London, un grand classique de la littérature de jeunesse. Buck, un croisé de terre-neuve et de colley âgé de 4 ans et demi et pesant 70 kg, appartient à un magistrat de la...

La llamada de la selva

di Jack London

Esta historia tiene como protagonista a un perro llamado Buck que en el otoño de 1894, cuando el descubrimiento de los yacimientos auríferos de Klondike arrastra hacia los hielos de Alaska a hombres de todas...

Le Peuple de l'Abîme

Le talon de fer

di Jack London

Le Talon de fer (The Iron Heel) est un roman de Jack London paru en 1908. C'est une contre-utopie sur la montée d'une tyrannie fasciste aux États-Unis. Le Talon de fer décrit une insurrection qui serait arrivée...

Lost Face

Love of Life & Other Stories

Martin Eden

di Jack London

Martin Eden (1909) is a novel by American author Jack London, about a struggling young writer. This book is a favorite among writers, who relate to Martin Eden's speculation that when he mailed off a manuscript,...

Martin Eden

di Jack London

Martin Eden est un jeune marin au long cours. Sa vie est faite d'aventures, il aime la boisson, les filles, les bagarres. Jusqu'au jour où il rencontre Ruth Morse, jeune femme de la bonne bourgeoisie. Pour...

Michael, Brother of Jerry

di Jack London

This story of brutality toward animals inspired a movement known as the Jack London Clubs, which were devoted to the cause of animal welfare and humane treatment.

Moon-Face & Other Stories

On the Makaloa Mat

di Jack London

The best Hawaii stories, and among London's best stories overall, including "Shin Bones" and "The Water Baby."

South Sea Tales

di Jack London

Darker Pacific tales, including "Mauki" and "The Terrible Solomans."

Tales of the Fish Patrol

di Jack London

Stories set on the San Francisco Bay of London's youth, including "A Raid on the Oyster Pirates."

The Abysmal Brute

di Jack London

A prize fighter faces the corruption of civilization and finds redemption in the wilds of California.

The Call of the Wild

di Jack London

The Call of the Wild is a novel by American writer Jack London. The plot concerns a previously domesticated and even somewhat pampered dog named Buck, whose primordial instincts return after a series of events...

The Faith of Men & Other Stories

di Jack London

Tales from the Klondike.

The Game

di Jack London

On the eve of their wedding, twenty-year-old Jack Fleming arranges a secret ringside seat for his sweetheart to view her only rival: the "game." Through Genevieve's apprehensive eyes, we watch the prizefight...

The God of his Fathers & Other Stories

The House of Pride

di Jack London

South Sea Tales.

The Iron Heel

di Jack London

The Iron Heel is a dystopian novel by American writer Jack London, first published in 1908. Generally considered to be "the earliest of the modern Dystopian," it chronicles the rise of an oligarchic tyranny...

The Little Lady of the Big House

di Jack London

A triangle romance provides the basis for a questioning of the meaning of masculinity, as well as an examination of agribusiness in California. Jack London said of this novel: "It is all sex from start to finish...

The Mutiny of the Elsinore

di Jack London

Written during a time of tragedy, this novel of sea life fails in either its story or doctrinaire intentions.

The Night-Born

di Jack London

A varied collection including "War," "The Mexican," and "To Kill a Man."

The Red One

di Jack London

Features the haunting title novella, well worth comparing to Joseph Conrad's "Heart of Darkness."

The Road

di Jack London

Tales of London's days as a hobo.

The Scarlet Plague

di Jack London

This novella explores life following a devastating plague that wipes out most of humanity.

The Sea Wolf

di Jack London

Chronicles the voyages of a ship run by the ruthless Wolf Larsen, among the greatest of London's characters, and spokesman for an extreme individualism London intended to critique.

The Son of the Wolf

di Jack London

Jack London gained his first and most lasting fame as the author of tales of the Klondike gold rush. This, his first collection of stories, draws on his experience in the Yukon. The stories tell of gambles won...

The Star Rover

di Jack London

The great transmigration novel inspired by the experiences of an ex-prisoner's acount of coping with "the Jacket," a form of torture at San Quentin. London was a lifelong supporter of humane prison practices.

The Strength of the Strong

di Jack London

Includes "The Dream of Debs," "South of the Slot," and "The Unparalleled Invasion."

The Turtles of Tasman

di Jack London

A minor collection that includes the amazing "Told in the Drooling Ward."

The Valley of the Moon

di Jack London

The novel Valley of the Moon is a story of a working-class couple, Billy and Saxon Roberts, struggling laborers in Oakland at the Turn-of-the-Century, who left the city life behind and searched Central and Northern...

Une invasion sans précédent

di Jack London

Une étonnante nouvelle d'anticipation politique écrite en 1910. A lire...

When God Laughs & Other Stories

di Jack London

This outstanding collection includes "The Apostate," "Just Meat," "A Piece of Steak," and "Chinago."

White Fang

di Jack London

An initiation story concerning the taming of a wild dog in the Klondike.

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kazem
kazem
Lun 11 Apr 2011, 10:21:16 +0200

i love it