2. A selection of Jack London stories


Articles in this section

  • "The Pearls of Parlay" and other stories by Jack London

    by Jack London

    TABLE OF CONTENTS
    1. Pluck and Pertinacity (1899) In the words of the author: “The true story of a man who practically achieved the impossible in his hazardous ice-journey in the dead of the Arctic winter. Happily, success crowned the effort.” (1,450 words).
    2. The Scorn of Women (1901) Floyd (...)

  • More of Jack London’s best Far North stories

    by Jack London

    TABLE OF CONTENTS
    1. The Wife of a King (1899) A prospector has left his half-Indian wife to join the flood of gold-seekers in Dawson, and when he fails to return word comes back about his dallying with a casino dancer, the plucky wife sets off for Dawson in the thick of winter to see for (...)

  • "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 (...)

  • Jack London’s boxing stories

    by Jack London

    Jack London wrote only four stories about boxing, but when he did they were winners!
    Not only do these stories get you inside the minds and hearts of the fighters and of their entourages — managers, promoters, betters and (bloodthirsty) spectators — more intensely and grippingly and insightfully (...)