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Illustrated By Gordon Grant. I. THE way led along upon what had once been the embankment of a railroad. But no train had run upon it for many years. The forest on either sideswelled up the slopes of the embankment and crested across it in a greenwave of trees and bushes. The trail was as narrow as a man's body, andwas no more than a wild-animal runway. The boy, who led the way, checking the eagerness of his muscles tothe slow progress of the elder, likewise wore a single d piece of bear-skin, with a hole in the middle through whichhe had thrust his head.
The Scarlet Plague, Sunlanders, Master of Mystry, Jack London The Scarlet Plague is a post-apocalyptic fiction . They died everywhere-in their beds, at their work, walking along the street.
The Scarlet Plague, Sunlanders, Master of Mystry, Jack London The Scarlet Plague is a post-apocalyptic fiction novel written by Jack London and originally published in London Magazine in 1912. The story takes place in 2073, sixty years after an uncontrollable epidemic, the Red Death, has depopulated the planet. It was on Tuesday that I saw my first death-Miss Collbran, one of my students, sitting right there before my eyes, in my lecture-room. I noticed her face while I was talking.
London's body broke down prematurely from his rugged lifestyle and hard drinking, and he died of uremic poisoning - possibly helped along by a morphine overdose - at his California ranch in 1916. Though his massive output is uneven, his best works - particularly "The Call of the Wild" and "White Fang" - have endured because of their rich subject matter and vigorous prose. Библиографические данные.
The Scarlet Plague is a post-apocalyptic fiction novel written by Jack London and originally published in London Magazine in 1912. James Smith is one of the survivors of the era before the scarlet plague hit and is still left alive in the San Francisco area, and he travels with his grandsons Edwin, Hoo-Hoo, and Hare-Lip.
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John Griffith London (born John Griffith Chaney; January 12, 1876 – November 22, 1916) was an American novelist, journalist, and social activist. A pioneer in the world of commercial magazine fiction, he was one of the first writers to become a worldwide celebrity and earn a large fortune from writing. He was also an innovator in the genre that would later become known as science fiction.
It was listed under science fiction and I thought "Whoa!" London's story was written in 1912, predicts a deadly plague in 2012, and is "narrated" by one of the few survivors-an 87-yr-old former English professor-60 years after civilization's collapse. The world of 2072 is completely feral, with scattered groups of stone-age humans perhaps only numbering a few thousand worldwide
Jack London was also widely known for his personal exploits. 1907 Love of Life and Other Stories.
Jack London was also widely known for his personal exploits. He was a colorful, controversial personality, often in the news. Generally fun-loving, he was quick to side with the underdog against injustice of any kind. An eloquent public speaker, he was much sought after as a lecturer on socialism and other economic and political topics. Biographies and other books related to the life and times of the London’s.
List of the best Jack London books, ranked by voracious readers in the Ranker community. With memorable characters and excellent storytelling, there's no reason why you shouldn't check out his work if you're a big reader
List of the best Jack London books, ranked by voracious readers in the Ranker community. With commercial success and critical acclaim, there's no doubt that Jack London is one of the most popular authors of the last 100 years. London was one of the first authors to become wealthy from writing. With memorable characters and excellent storytelling, there's no reason why you shouldn't check out his work if you're a big reader. The list you're viewing consists of books like The Call of the Wild and White Fang. What are Jack London's best novels? Vote on this list and help us definitively answer that question.
Considered by many to be America's finest author, Jack London, had little formal schooling
Considered by many to be America's finest author, Jack London, had little formal schooling. Initially, he attended school only through the 8th grade, although he was an avid reader, educating himself at public libraries, especially the Oakland Public Library under the tutelage of Ina Coolbrith, who later became the first poet laureate of California. In later years (mid-1890s), Jack returned to high school in Oakland and graduated. He eventually gained admittance to .