Stolen from his home and sold into the brutal existence of an Alaskan sled dog, he reverts to atavistic traits. 555 ratings — Read 782 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. One of the initial novels written by author Jack London was titled ‘The Call of the Wild’. published 1904, avg rating 4.44 — 1,779 ratings — This can very well be seen in his novels which depict vigorous stories about animals and men against the difficult environment and the hardships faced by them for the survival. Please note that as an Amazon Associate, I earn money from qualifying purchases. Yes; and it might be in a prohibition state...”. At his peak, he was the highest paid and the most popular of all living writers. Bone, Jean de la Fontaine, Lafcadio Hearn, Jens Peter Jacobsen, Raymond F. Jones, Teddy Keller, Joseph Shield Nicholson, Alan E. Nourse, Raymond F. O’Kelley, Norvell W. Page, Edgar Allan Poe, Robert Potter, Robert Reed, Mary Shelley, Edgar Wallace and Fred M. White. 696 ratings — published 1905, avg rating 3.67 — published 1916, avg rating 3.63 — Jack went on to retire when he was nearing the age of 40 and spent his days post his retirement at his ranch situated near Sonoma. published 1903, avg rating 3.95 — published 1980, avg rating 3.39 — published 1902, avg rating 4.42 — 673 ratings — They need it more than me. At the peak of his career as a novelist, Jack was the most popular and the highest paid of all the prominent authors of his time. published 1900, avg rating 3.64 — This compelled the modern day scholars to name a bookstore after him, which was closed after a few years. 50 ratings — Première édition trilingue / First trilingual edition, Sporting Blood: Selections from Jack London's Greatest Sports Writing, The Call Of The Wild And Selected Stories, Brown Wolf and Other Stories by Jack London, Fiction, Action & Adventure, The Call of the Wild, White Fang, and Other Stories, Jack London's California: The Golden Poppy and Other Writings, The Science Fiction Stories of Jack London, The Dream of Debs/Account of the San Francisco Cooks & Waiters Strike, Jack London's Tales of Cannibals and Headhunters, 'The Turtles of Tasman' and Other Stories, 'The Strength of the Strong' and Other Stories, The Complete Short Stories of Jack London, Volume 1, The Complete Short Stories of Jack London, Volume 2, The Complete Short Stories of Jack London, Volume 3, Jack London - The Science Fiction Stories - Volume 2. During the course of his life, Buck is passed to a number of masters on the Yukon Territory and as a result, he embarks on a very extraordinary journey, which seems to be an outcome of the changing and unfavorable conditions. 454 ratings — “As usual, Junko thought about Jack London's 'To Build a Fire.' The scene of the story would always come vividly to mind as she read. 534 ratings — 215 ratings — She knew that for sure. Do you feel books have made your 2020 any better? 140 ratings — Jack London’s debut novel was The Cruise of the Dazzler, published in 1902. published 1906, avg rating 4.04 — 421 ratings — I am often asked by readers of the site if I accept donations as a “thank you” for the work I put into the site. However, when he is very young, he gets kidnapped by someone and sold. 154 ratings — Eventually, he turns him into a ferocious killer, and trains him to fight for money as a pit dog. published, avg rating 4.22 — Let us know so we can add it ASAP. And yet he had to go on fighting with all his might. Junko hadn't read much fiction, but that one short story she had read again and again, ever since her teacher had assigned it as an essay topic during summer vacation of her first year in high school. The links beside each book title will take you to Amazon, who I feel are the best online retailer for books where you can read more about the book, or purchase it. published 1911, avg rating 3.71 — Thanks! published 1908, avg rating 4.11 — 1,799 ratings — published 1901, avg rating 4.20 — published 1914, avg rating 4.07 — published 1913, avg rating 4.06 — avg rating 3.87 — published 1895, avg rating 3.87 — Welcome back. They became aware of his dedicated efforts and the importance of his works for the benefit of the society, through his writings. published 1851, avg rating 4.07 — It the further plot of the novel, it is seen that White Fang survives with the hope of finding a kind and gentle master rather than dying as a deadly and fierce killer. Many the novels that he wrote in the initial days of his writing career mainly depicted his life experiences at the sea. 5,425 ratings — When he was of age of 17, he sailed into the sea as a sealer. published 1897, avg rating 4.14 — 2,612 ratings — London used his own life experiences in his writing. 197,403 ratings — 1,314 ratings — “It might be in a saloon with jingled townsmen, or with a genial railroad man well lighted up and armed with pocket flasks, or with a bunch of alki stiffs in a hang-out. Jack London was an American author of adventure novels and stories. We'll base this on various factors for example "If you like Jack Reacher..." or "If you like short stories in the horror genre". 74,145 ratings — 6 ratings — Most important of all, though, was the fact that the man was fundamentally longing for death. Being an illegitimate child, Jack had to spend his childhood in an extreme poverty in the slums Oakland. Insert your e-mail below to start getting these recommendations. published 1902, avg rating 3.79 — 2,620 ratings — 1,417 ratings — Buck is a domestic dog living at a ranch in the Santa Clara valley of California. One of the best book series ever. Error rating book. 161 ratings — 1,392 ratings — Death was really what he wanted. 1,649 ratings — published 1913, avg rating 3.63 — 4,427 ratings — Will Reacher jump the shark? The sun was going down. One of the other early novels written by author Jack London was titled ‘White Fang’. published 1916, avg rating 3.90 — He even embraced the concepts of Darwinism and unconfined individualism in his exploration of the nature’s laws. He knew that it was the right ending for him. Thanks. However, Buck always remains determined to survive all the difficulties of his life and proves his unbreakable spirit. 345 ratings — As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Jack London was born on January 12, 1876. 268 ratings — published 1911, avg rating 4.27 — 810 ratings — Below is a list of Jack London’s books in order of when they were first released: Notes: The Kempton-Wace Letters was written with Anna Strunsky. 957 ratings — He has multiple series that all take place within the “Bosch Universe” and reading them within that order is imperative. 20 ratings — But, he was never prepared in his young life for the cruel nature of Beauty Smith, who seems to be a bully and buys White Fang by giving a huge sum to his Indian master. published 1963, avg rating 4.03 — The Assassination Bureau, Ltd. was written with Robert L. Fish. published 1911, avg rating 4.26 — 1,022 ratings — 3,412 ratings — We do our best to get everything listed but the occasional book gets by us. The novel is considered as one of the initial masterpieces by author Jack. He was born on January 12, 1876 in San Francisco, California, United States, and died on November 22, 1916. She couldn't explain how she knew, but she knew it from the start. published 1899, The Call of the Wild (Mass Market Paperback), The Call of the Wild/White Fang (Hardcover), John Barleycorn: Alcoholic Memoirs (Paperback), To Build a Fire and Other Stories (Paperback), The Assassination Bureau, Ltd (Hardcover), The Call of the Wild, White Fang and Other Stories (Paperback), A Son of the Sun: The Adventures of Captain David Grief (Hardcover), Jack London: The Collected Works (Kindle Edition), Moon-Face and Other Stories (Kindle Edition), Jerry of the Islands: A True Dog Story (Paperback), The Son of the Wolf: Tales of the Far North (Paperback), The Little Lady of the Big House (Paperback), Jack London: An American Life (Hardcover), Novels and Stories: The Call of the Wild / White Fang / The Sea-Wolf / Klondike and Other Stories (Hardcover), The Call of the Wild/White Fang/The Sea-Wolf (Hardcover), The Black Riders and Other Lines (Hardcover), Sailing Alone around the World (Paperback), Call of the Wild: Best Northwesterns of All Time, Today in History: Jack London sails for the Klondike, French Letters: Virginia's War Book Trailer. published 1914, avg rating 3.88 — Or will he beat up the shark and its 6 friends, all while saying nothing? 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Eventually he sheds the veneer of civilization, relying on primordial instincts and lessons he learns, to emerge as a leader in the wild. published 1907, avg rating 3.63 — 135 ratings — 206 ratings — To … The plot of the novel revolves around the lives of the main characters Buck, John Thornton, and Spitz, and is set in Alaska, United States. published 1906, avg rating 4.25 — published 2013, avg rating 3.63 — published 2010, avg rating 4.00 — His works were greatly influenced popular personalities of this time such as Ernst Haeckel, Charles Darwin, John Tyndall, Ambrose Bierce, Rudyard Kipling, Friedrich Nietzsche, Karl Marx, Herbert Spencer, H.G. published 1889, avg rating 3.86 — Jerry of the Islands (1917) Michael Brother of Jerry (1917) Publication Order of Standalone Novels. 348 ratings — published 1906, avg rating 3.99 — published 1911, avg rating 3.81 — He spent time in the Klondike during the Gold Rush and also worked as (or was) an oyster pirate, a seaman, a sealer and a hobo. 16,826 ratings — Speaking of authors who write multiple series within the same universe – Michael Connelly will have the new Lincoln Lawyer novel out soon. If you haven’t read this series yet – please do. Other than being an author, Jack was also a journalist, short story writer, and a social activist. Because of early financial troubles, he was largely self-educated past grammar school. The plot of the novel is set in Yukon Territory, Canada and revolves around the main character who is half dog and half wolf. His writings were mainly based on the Adventure, Literature & Fiction, and Classics genres. Jack London was one of the noteworthy authors of America who was active during the late nineteenth century and the early twentieth century.