Burning Daylight by Jack London

BURNING DAYLIGHT by Jack London PART I CHAPTER I It was a quiet night in the Shovel. At the bar, which ranged along one side of the large chinked-log room, leaned half a dozen men, two of whom were discussing the relative merits of spruce-tea and lime-juice as remedies for scurvy. They argued with an

When God Laughs and Other Stories by Jack London

This etext was prepared by Les Bowler, St. Ives, Dorset from the 1911 Mills and Boon edition. WHEN GOD LAUGHS, AND OTHER STORIES CONTENTS WHEN GOD LAUGHS THE APOSTATE A WICKED WOMAN JUST MEAT CREATED HE THEM THE CHINAGO MAKE WESTING SEMPER IDEM A NOSE FOR THE KING THE “FRANCIS SPAIGHT” A CURIOUS FRAGMENT A

War of the Classes by Jack London

War of the Classes by Jack London Contents: Preface The Class Struggle The Tramp The Scab The Question of the Maximum A Review Wanted: A New Land of Development How I Became a Socialist PREFACE When I was a youngster I was looked upon as a weird sort of creature, because, forsooth, I was a

The Strength of the Strong by Jack London

Transcribed by David Price, email ccx074@coventry.ac.uk The Strength of the Strong Contents: The Strength of the Strong South of the Slot The Unparalleled Invasion The Enemy of All the World The Dream of Debs The Sea-Farmer Samuel THE STRENGTH OF THE STRONG “Parables don’t lie, but liars will parable.”–Lip-King. Old Long-Beard paused in his narrative,

The Son of the Wolf by Jack London

The Son of the Wolf Jack London 1900 Contains The White Silence The Son of the Wolf The Men of Forty Mile In a Far Country To the Man on the Trail The Priestly Prerogative The Wisdom of the Trail The Wife of a King An Odyssey of the North The White Silence ‘Carmen won’t

The Sea Wolf by Jack London

Transcribed by David Price, email ccx074@coventry.ac.uk The Sea Wolf CHAPTER I I scarcely know where to begin, though I sometimes facetiously place the cause of it all to Charley Furuseth’s credit. He kept a summer cottage in Mill Valley, under the shadow of Mount Tamalpais, and never occupied it except when he loafed through the

The Red One by Jack London

Transcribed from the 1919 Mills and Boon edition by David Price, email ccx074@coventry.ac.uk THE RED ONE Contents: The Red One The Hussy Like Argus of the Ancient Times The Princess STORY: THE RED ONE There it was! The abrupt liberation of sound! As he timed it with his watch, Bassett likened it to the trump

The People of the Abyss by Jack London

This etext was prepared from the Thomas Nelson and Sons edition by David Price, email ccx074@coventry.ac.uk THE PEOPLE OF THE ABYSS by Jack London The chief priests and rulers cry:- “O Lord and Master, not ours the guilt, We build but as our fathers built; Behold thine images how they stand Sovereign and sole through

The Night-Born by Jack London

The Night-Born by Jack London This etext was prepared by J.R. Wright of Springfield, MO. THE NIGHT-BORN CONTENTS: THE NIGHT-BORN THE MADNESS OF JOHN HARNED WHEN THE WORLD WAS YOUNG THE BENEFIT OF THE DOUBT WINGED BLACKMAIL BUNCHES OF KNUCKLES WAR UNDER THE DECK AWNINGS TO KILL A MAN THE MEXICAN THE NIGHT-BORN It was

The Mutiny of the Elsinore by Jack London

This etext was scanned by David Price, email ccx074@coventry.ac.uk from the 1915 Mills and Boon edition. It was proofed by Rab Hughes. THE MUTINY OF THE ELSINORE by Jack London CHAPTER I From the first the voyage was going wrong. Routed out of my hotel on a bitter March morning, I had crossed Baltimore and

The Jacket by Jack London

This etext was prepared from the 1915 Mills & Boon edition by David Price, email ccx074@coventry.ac.uk THE JACKET CHAPTER I All my life I have had an awareness of other times and places. I have been aware of other persons in me.–Oh, and trust me, so have you, my reader that is to be. Read

The Iron Heel by Jack London

This etext was prepared by Donald Lainson, charlie@idirect.com. THE IRON HEEL by Jack London “At first, this Earth, a stage so gloomed with woe You almost sicken at the shifting of the scenes. And yet be patient. Our Playwright may show In some fifth act what this Wild Drama means.” CONTENTS FORWARD I. MY EAGLE
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