Dutch Courage and Other Stories

By: Jack London
Published By: Double9 Books
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Jack London published a collection of short stories titled "Dutch Courage And Other Stories" in 1924. Fans and collectors of London's wonderful work shouldn't miss this collection, which will appeal to anyone who enjoys the short tale format. John Griffith London, better known by his pen name Jack London, was an American journalist, novelist, and social crusader who lived from 1876 to 1916. The book contains ten stories. Typhoon Off The Coast Of Japan Sailing-master remembers Sophie Sutherland's arrival in 1893 off the coast of Japan, close to Cape Jerimo. To get into position, the team had to pull three pairs of oars. The Lost Poacher Unknowingly, Mary Thomas had crossed the line. The men's looks were sombre because they knew too well what had happened to other seal-hunting poachers. The Banks Of The Sacramento Jerry Spillane, a young man, was singing an old chantey as he sat on a cabin step and watched the Sacramento River. Out of the pine trees, a tall, blue-shirted man wearing a rifle shirt asked him about his father. Other stories include Dutch Courage

Chris Farrington: Able Seaman To Repel Boarders

An Adventure In The Upper Sea Bald-face

In Yeddo Bay Whose Business Is To Live

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Jack London

Jack Griffith London was a novelist, journalist, and social activist as well. By birth, he was an American as his birthplace was San Francisco, California. There is no clarity to the information on whether his folks Flora Wellman and William Henry Chaney were hitched. In any case, after Chaney left Flora, she wedded John London who gave Jack his last name. Likewise, Verdure's subsequent marriages gave Jack two relatives, Eliza and Ida. The family moved a few times before settling in Oakland where Jack finished grade school. Despite residing in a rough climate, battling to endure consistently, London was an aggressive youngster, excited about his future all the time. He was exceptionally partial to perusing and composing. He found a library in Oakland, London dived himself into the world of writing. For a lengthy period, London had been caught up with composing while at the same time he continued with his work. His first story, Typhoon Off the Coast of Japan (1893) was written when he was on the sloop off the shores of Siberia and Japan. London soon started to treat writing seriously and embarked on his journey as a fruitful essayist. London joined the Socialist Labor Party in 1896. His communist perspectives are portrayed in his works like The Iron Heel (1908). London married Bess Maddern on April 7, 1900. The couple had two little girls Joan and Bess. After four years of their marriage, London and Bess separated. He remarried Charmian Kittredge. In 1900, London's first book, 'The Son of the Wolf' was distributed followed by his other works like 'The God of His Fathers' (1901), 'A Daughter of the Snows' (1902), 'The Children of the Frost' (1902), 'The Cruise of the Dazzler' (1902) and 'The People of the Abyss' (1903). Around this time, London met Anna Strunsky, who turned out to be his long-lasting companion and his composing accomplice for 'The Kempton-Wace Letters' (1903). Additional attempts that followed during London's productive composing vocation incorporate The Faith of Men (1904), The Sea Wolf (1904), The Game (1905) was trailed by War of the Classes (1905), Tales of the Fish-Patrol (1905), Moon Face and Other Stories (1906), Scorn of Women (1906), Before Adam (1907), Love of Life and Other Stories (1907), and The Road (1907).

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2023
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 97 Pages
  • ISBN-10: 9356567530
  • ISBN-13: 9789356567535
  • Item Weight: 116.4g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 5.8 mm
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Reading age : 10+
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Fiction / Action & Adventure, Fiction / Classics