Far North stories


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  • 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 (...)

  • "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.
    TABLE OF CONTENTS
    1. A Daughter of the Aurora (1899) Two prospectors engage in an epic hundred-mile dog-sled (...)

  • Eleven of Jack London’s best Far North stories

    by Jack London

    The best of Jack London’s writings were mostly produced during his inspired decade 1899-1908, after the year he had spent in the Klondike region of Canada’s Northwest Territories participating in the great gold rush there.
    A majority (63) of the 107 short stories he wrote and published during (...)