Jack London’s best short stories and novelettes

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  • "The White Man’s Way" and other Klondike stories by Jack London

    by Jack London

    1. To the Man on the Trail (1899) - a group of gold miners are preparing punch for the celebration of Christmas Eve when an exhausted but heavily-armed stranger enters their cabin (3,100 words).
    2. Uri Bram’s God (1900) - a gambler fleeing from a frenzied mob after he has slain a man in a (...)

  • "The Sunlanders" and other stories of the Far North by Jack London

    by Jack London

    Twelve stories of adventure and drama in the harsh climate of the Far North, mostly in the Klondike region of northwestern Canada, where immense gold resources were discovered in 1897.
    1. A Daughter of the Aurora (1899) Two prospectors engage in an epic hundred-mile dog-sled (...)

  • "The Game" (1905) - a boxing story by Jack London

    by Jack London

    Joe and Genevieve are shopping for rugs and things for their new life together when they will be married in a week’s time. But first Joe, who is a local celebrity because of his prowess at the Game – boxing – has one last fight to get through before settling down with Genevieve to his new life. (...)

  • "By the Turtles of Tasman" and other stories by Jack London

    by Jack London

    A selection of tales by the author of Lost Face, The Hobo and the Fairy, The Heathen, A Piece of Steak and so many other masterful short stories and novelettes. TABLE OF CONTENTS
    1. Plague Ship (1897) – on a grossly-overcrowded passenger ship, a deadly epidemic of yellow fever breaks out that (...)