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The Little Lady of the Big House

A triangle romance provides the basis for a questioning of the meaning of masculinity, as well as an examination of agribusiness in California. Jack London said of this novel: “It is all sex from start to finish — in which no sexual adventure is actually achieved or comes within a million miles of being achieved, […]


Genre: Fiction, Romance

The Sea Wolf

Chronicles the voyages of a ship run by the ruthless Wolf Larsen, among the greatest of London’s characters, and spokesman for an extreme individualism London intended to critique. Genre: Action & Adventure, Fiction


Genre: Action & Adventure, Fiction

The Game

On the eve of their wedding, twenty-year-old Jack Fleming arranges a secret ringside seat for his sweetheart to view her only rival: the “game.” Through Genevieve’s apprehensive eyes, we watch the prizefight that pits her fair young lover, “the Pride of West Oakland,” against the savage and brutish John Ponta and that reveals as much […]


Genre: Action & Adventure, Fiction

Adventure

Located in the Solomon Islands, this devastating portrayal of copra plantation slavery has scholars arguing whether London was criticizing the racism of the colonialists or approving of it. (From http://london.sonoma.edu/) Genre: Fiction


Genre: Fiction