Most widely held works about Jack London
Most widely held works by Jack London
The call of the wild by Jack London ( Book )
223 editions published between 1000 and 2011 in 13 languages and held by 228 libraries worldwide
The adventures of an unusual dog, part St. Bernard, part Scotch shepherd, that is forcibly taken to the Klondike gold fields where he eventually becomes the leader of a wolf pack.
White Fang by Jack London ( Book )
161 editions published between 1905 and 2011 in 12 languages and held by 142 libraries worldwide
Born in the wilds of the freezing cold Yukon, the wolf cub White Fang soon learns the harsh laws of nature, growing fiercer and more independent in his struggle to survive. Yet buried deep inside him are distant memories of affection and love. Can he learn to trust man again?
The sea-wolf by Jack London ( Book )
97 editions published between 1904 and 2010 in 10 languages and held by 84 libraries worldwide
A deranged and abusive sea captain perpetrates a shipboard atmosphere of increasing violence that ultimately boils over into mutiny in this 1904 maritime classic.
Martin Eden by Jack London ( Book )
93 editions published between 1910 and 2008 in 11 languages and held by 60 libraries worldwide
Jack London's Martin Eden was first published in 1909 and is the story of a young writer's quest for celebrity and love. Much loved by writers who identify with Martin's belief that when he posted a manuscript, 'there was no human editor at the other end, but a mere cunning arrangement of cogs that changed the manuscript from one envelope to another and stuck on the stamps, ' that automatically returned it slapped with a rejection slip.
Burning daylight by Jack London ( Book )
55 editions published between 1910 and 2009 in 7 languages and held by 49 libraries worldwide
No other writer before or since has been able to capture the awe-inspiring ferocity of the Western American landscape like Jack London. This fictionalized account of the Yukon gold rush offers painstakingly researched historical insights and plenty of fast-paced action.
Novels and social writings by Jack London ( Book )
6 editions published between 1982 and 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 47 libraries worldwide
The iron heel by Jack London ( Book )
48 editions published between 1907 and 2009 in 10 languages and held by 46 libraries worldwide
Roman om forholdene blandt amerikanske industriarbejdere og om en opstand, som de iværksætter for at opnå en mere menneskelig tilværelse, men som brutalt nedkæmpes af det herskende kapitalistiske syndikat.
The people of the abyss by Jack London ( Book )
37 editions published between 1903 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 46 libraries worldwide
The experiences related in this volume fell to me in the summer of 1902. I went down into the under-world of London with an attitude of mind which I may best liken to that of the explorer. I was open to be convinced by the evidence of my eyes, rather than by the teachings of those who had not seen, or by the words of those who had seen and gone before. Further, I took with me certain simple criteria with which to measure the life of the under-world. That which made for more life, for physical and spiritual health, was good; that which made for less life, which hurt, and dwarfed, and distorted.
South sea tales by Jack London ( Book )
24 editions published between 1911 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 39 libraries worldwide
Set sail for nautical adventure with Jack London, the author of the action/adventure classic Call of the Wild. These stories are set on islands, ships, and the open sea, and all offer the vivid descriptions and bracing action for which London was best known. A must-read for fans of ripping sea yarns.
König Alkohol by Jack London ( Book )
23 editions published between 1913 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 38 libraries worldwide
Although Jack London is best remembered as a fiction writer who chronicled the power of nature and the American West, he also dabbled in psychological drama over the course of his career. John Barleycorn is an engrossing novel based heavily on London's personal struggles with alcoholism.
To build a fire and other stories by Jack London ( Recording )
10 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in English and held by 36 libraries worldwide
A collection of eight of Jack London's best short stories, including his famous "To Build a Fire."
The mutiny of the Elsinore by Jack London ( Book )
20 editions published between 1698 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 30 libraries worldwide
Ein Sohn der Sonne by Jack London ( Book )
20 editions published between 1910 and 1980 in 4 languages and held by 29 libraries worldwide
The valley of the moon by Jack London ( Book )
28 editions published between 1913 and 2006 in 6 languages and held by 29 libraries worldwide
Billy and Saxon Roberts are hard working people living in Oakland. When an issue erupts between the San Francisco bricklayers and the Oakland bricklayers, it leads to a riot that pulls both Billy and Saxon into the frantic fray. When the commotion settles down, Billy and Saxon realize that the growing labor unrest will only get worse and decide to find a safer place to live. They eventually find it -- in the Valley of the Moon.
Wolfsblut by Jack London ( Book )
21 editions published between 1930 and 2009 in German and Undetermined and held by 28 libraries worldwide
White Fang, Sohn eines Wolfes und einer Halbwölfin, in der Wildnis geboren, wächst bei Indianern auf, jagt und wird gejagt, lernt seine Instinkthandlungen beherrschen und unterwirft sich dem Gebot des Menschen, den er hassen und lieben gelernt hat. (Quelle: Verzeichnis ZKL).
Der Seewolf : Roman by Jack London ( Book )
20 editions published between 1926 and 2010 in German and Undetermined and held by 27 libraries worldwide
Adventure by Jack London ( Book )
28 editions published between 1911 and 1999 in 7 languages and held by 27 libraries worldwide
Though novelist Jack London is best known for the paean to natural wonder that is The Call of the Wild, he had an activist side, as well. In Adventure, London describes and skewers the plantation system of The Solomon Islands in a devastating take-down that is equal parts adventure tale and social justice tract.
Abenteurer des Schienenstranges by Jack London ( Book )
30 editions published between 1907 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 23 libraries worldwide
Jerry of the islands by Jack London ( Book )
30 editions published between 1915 and 2006 in 9 languages and held by 23 libraries worldwide
Michael, brother of Jerry by Jack London ( Book )
24 editions published between 1915 and 1989 in 6 languages and held by 23 libraries worldwide
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