The Scarlet Plague
by Jack London
Publisher: ManyBooks 1915
Number of pages: 66
The Scarlet Plague is a futuristic novel by Jack London, set in San Francisco after an epidemic, the Red Death, has ravaged the planet. The main character, James Howard Smith, sees the diminished society and attempts to impart his knowledge to his grandsons, in order that they may restart a civilization. This book is an early post-apocalyptic novel, and will entrance not just science fiction aficionados but all readers alike.
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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 - ManyBooks
These nine stories all take place during the Klondike gold rush of 1897. Unusual for a London collection, the tales are all loosely connected by a cast of recurring characters -- the inhabitants of Forty Mile, a town in the Yukon Territory.
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.