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When God Laughs and Other Stories

By: Jack London
Published By: Double9 Books
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When God Laughs And Other Stories is a collection of short stories that you will enjoy. When God Laughs: makes London famous, including the battle for survival in the face of adversity, the baser instincts of human nature, and workplace abuse in industrialized civilizations.

The Apostate: a young man who is troubled by the unfavourable workplace conditions. At spite of being brutalised by the inhumane working conditions in a textile factory, he eventually finds some kind of freedom. Just Meat: In order to get their hands on a cache of freshly stolen jewelry, two robbers arrange other's deaths.

Make Westing: is a tale of a crooked sea captain torturing and abusing his crews during nightmare trips. A Piece of Steak: It depicts the ageing boxer's desperate struggles as he engages a younger opponent for the majority of a grueling twenty-round fight.

All these stories distinctively and brilliantly uncover solid perspectives on human instinct at its worst or could express it more strongly than Jack London.

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Publisher Language: English

Paper Type: Creme

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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: 144 Pages
  • ISBN-10: 935656759X
  • ISBN-13: 9789356567597
  • Item Weight: 172.8g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 8.32 mm
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Reading age : 10+
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Fiction / Short Stories (single author), Fiction / Classics