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 - 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 - William Heinemann
While onboard a San Francisco ferry which collides with another ship in the fog, Humphrey van Weyden is picked up by Larsen, the captain of the seal-hunting schooner the Ghost. A brutal ship master, Wolf rules over his ship with an iron hand.
by Jack London - eBooks@Adelaide
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'.
by Jack London - The Century Co.
A group of short stories published in 1912. It takes us to the sub-zero temperatures of the Klondike during the Alaskan gold-rush days of 1897 in more London scribed adventures supporting his belief in Darwin's theory: Survival of the Fittest.