The Sea-Wolf [eBook]

Jack London

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• Beautifully illustrated with atmospheric paintings by renowned artists, Jack London's incredible tale follows the fortunes of a well-educated young man who unwittingly becomes a sailor on a seal hunting schooner under the charge of Wolf Larsen, a tyrannical captain who keeps his crew in order by bullying them and whose mortal enemy is Death Larson, his own brother.

Sharks, shipwrecks, desert islands, romance, and finding strength within are among the novels's many themes.

• The epic sea story was so popular when first published that it sold out within days.

• Just as gripping today as it was when it first came out over a century ago, Sea-Wolf is one of the great classics of twentieth century English literature and continues to be enormously popular today.


About the Author

John Griffith "Jack" London (born John Griffith Chaney,January 12, 1876 – November 22, 1916) was an American author, journalist, and social activist. He was a pioneer in the then-burgeoning world of commercial magazine fiction and was one of the first fiction writers to obtain worldwide celebrity and a large fortune from his fiction alone.

Some of his most famous works include The Call of the Wild and White Fang, both set in the Klondike Gold Rush, as well as the short stories "To Build a Fire", "An Odyssey of the North", and "Love of Life". He also wrote of the South Pacific in such stories as "The Pearls of Parlay" and "The Heathen", and of the San Francisco Bay area in The Sea Wolf.

London was a passionate advocate of unionization, socialism, and the rights of workers and wrote several powerful works dealing with these topics such as his dystopian novel The Iron Heel, his non-fiction exposé The People of the Abyss, and The War of the Classes.

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Limba: Engleză
Compatibil cu: iPhone, iPad, Android, Kindle
Dimensiunea Fișierului: 1-2 MB
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