The Star Rover
by Jack London
Publisher: eBooks@Adelaide 2011
Number of pages: 348
A framing story is told in the first person by Darrell Standing, a university professor serving life imprisonment in San Quentin State Prison for murder. Prison officials try to break his spirit by means of a torture device called 'the jacket', a canvas jacket which can be tightly laced so as to compress the whole body, inducing angina.
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by Jack London - Feedbooks
Jack London recreates the dawn of humanity, depicting the prehistoric world as a place of conflict where the fittest survive. The narrator is faced with the strange truth that his consciousness is entwined with that of his mid-Pleistocene ancestor.
by Jack London - Classic Reader
One of the most entertaining books ever penned by a man. Richly anecdotal and beautifully written, John Barleycorn stands as the earliest treatment of alcohol in American literature, an intensely moving document of one of America's finest writers.
by Jack London - Review of Reviews co
London's masterpiece is written in 1903 and based on his adventures in the Canadian wildernes. This is an engrossing tale about the struggle for survival and existence in the frozen land of Alaska. A story about unbreakable spirit of a dog.
by Jack London - ManyBooks
Two men exactly alike in appearance, hunting for a treasure in the South sea islands, start the complication in this scenario novel written by Jack London. Graphic, clear and thrilling in style and with much of the old charm.