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Jack London Books In Order

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

The Cruise of the Dazzler (1902) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Daughter of the Snows (1902) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Kempton-Wace Letters (1903) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Call of the Wild (1903) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Sea-Wolf (1904) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Game (1905) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
White Fang (1905) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Before Adam (1906) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Iron Heel (1907) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Martin Eden (1909) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Burning Daylight (1910) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Abysmal Brute (1911) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Adventure (1911) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Smoke Bellew (1912) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Valley of the Moon (1913) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Mutiny of the Elsinore (1914) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Scarlet Plague (1915) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Star Rover (1915) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Little Lady of the Big House (1916) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Jerry of the Islands (1917) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Michael, Brother of Jerry (1917) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Hearts of Three (1918) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Assassination Bureau, Ltd. (1964) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Daughters of the Rich (1971) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Man with the Gash (1981) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
All Gold Canyon (1998) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Where the Trail Forks (2000) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Short Story Collections

The Son of the Wolf (1900) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The God of His Fathers (1901) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Children of the Frost (1902) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Faith of Men (1904) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Tales of the Fish Patrol (1905) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Moon-Face (1906) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Love of Life (1907) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Lost Face (1910) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
South Sea Tales (1911) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
When God Laughs (1911) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Son of the Sun (1912) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The House of Pride (1913) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Night-Born (1913) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Sea-Wolf and Selected Stories (1913) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Strength of the Strong (1914) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Turtles of Tasman (1916) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Human Drift (1917) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
On the Makaloa Mat (1919) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Red One (1919) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Dutch Courage (1922) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Jack London's Stories for Boys (1936) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Sea Wolf and Other Stories (1940) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Brown Wolf (1963) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Science Fiction Stories of Jack London (1976) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Curious Fragments (1976) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Works of Jack London (1980) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Call of the Wild, White Fang (1981) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Unabridged Jack London (1981) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Scarlet Plague and Other Stories (1986) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
To Build a Fire (1986) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Batard (1987) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Tales of the Pacific (1989) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Collected Jack London (1991) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Five Great Short Stories (1992) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Marriage of Lit-Lit (1995) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Northland Stories (1997) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Classic Short Stories (1998) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Island Tales (1998) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Scorn of Women (1998) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Fantastic Tales (1998) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Aloha OE (2000) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Amateur Night (2000) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
At the Rainbow's End (2000) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Benefit of the Doubt (2000) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Birth Mark (2000) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Bones of Kahekili (2000) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Bunches of Knuckles (2000) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Chun Ah Chun (2000) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Daughter of the Aurora (2000) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Day's Lodging (2000) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Dream of Debs (2000) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Enemy of All the World (2000) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Flush of Gold (2000) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Four Horses and a Sailor (2000) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Great Interrogation (2000) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Grit of Women (2000) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Heathen (2000) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The House of Mapuhi (2000) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Hyperborean Brew (2000) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Inevitable White Man and Other South Sea Tales (2000) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Kanaka Surf (2000) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Koolau the Leper (2000) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Leopard Man's Story (2000) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Local Color (2000) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Madness of John Harned (2000) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Mauki (2000) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Men of Forty Mile (2000) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Mexican (2000) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Negore, the Coward (2000) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Nothing that Ever Came to Anything (2000) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
An Odyssey of the North (2000) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The One Thousand Dozen (2000) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Passing of Marcus O'Brien (2000) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Planchette (2000) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Priestly Prerogative (2000) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Relic of the Pliocene (2000) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Samuel (2000) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Sea-Farmer (2000) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Seed of McCoy (2000) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Shadow and the Flash (2000) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Sheriff of Kona (2000) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Shin-Bones (2000) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Siwash (2000) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Small-Boat Sailing (2000) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
South of the Slot (2000) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Story of Jees Uck (2000) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Story of Keesh (2000) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Sun-Dog Trail (2000) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Tales from the Arctic North (2000) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Tales of Hawaii (2000) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Tears of Ah Kim (2000) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Terrible Solomons (2000) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Dead Men Rise Up Never (2000) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
That Spot (2000) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
To Kill a Man (2000) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
To the Man on the Trail (2000) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Too Much Gold (2000) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Trust (2000) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Unexpected (2000) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Unparalleled Invasion (2000) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Water Baby (2000) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Whale Tooth (2000) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
When the World was Young (2000) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The White Man's Way (2000) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The White Silence (2000) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Wicked Woman (2000) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Wife of a King (2000) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Wisdom of the Trail (2000) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Wit of Porportuk (2000) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Yah! Yah! Yah! and Other South Sea Tales (2000) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Collected Stories of Jack London (2000) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
In a Far Country (2000) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Jack London in Aloha Land (2001) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Tales of the Klondyke (2001) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Plague, Pestilence & Apocalypse MEGAPACK TM (2015) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Non-Fiction Books

The People of the Abyss (1903) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Road (1907) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
War of the Classes (1908) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Revolution and Other Essays (1909) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Cruise of the Snark (1913) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
John Barleycorn (1913) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Jack London was one of the noteworthy authors of America who was active during the late nineteenth century and the early twentieth century. He was born on January 12, 1876 in San Francisco, California, United States, and died on November 22, 1916. Other than being an author, Jack was also a journalist, short story writer, and a social activist. His writings were mainly based on the Adventure, Literature & Fiction, and Classics genres. Most of his successful work deal with the elemental struggles of life for survival in a romantic way. At the peak of his career as a novelist, Jack was the most popular and the highest paid of all the prominent authors of his time. His works were greatly influenced popular personalities of this time such as Ernst Haeckel, Charles Darwin, John Tyndall, Ambrose Bierce, Rudyard Kipling, Friedrich Nietzsche, Karl Marx, Herbert Spencer, H.G. Wells, Thomas Henry Huxley, etc. His early education was primarily a past grammar school and was mostly self educated because of the financial difficulties faced by him in his early days. The plots of most of the novels written by author Jack London are drawn from his personal life experiences.

During the period of the Gold Rush, he spent a considerable amount of time of his life in the Klondike. And at many other times, he used to work as a seaman, hobo, oyster pirate, and as a sealer. The first writing work of Jack was published in the year 1898. From then on, he went on to write a number of classical and highly successful novels in his writing career. Based on his writings, his life symbolizes the power of the will and the determination to survive. This can very well be seen in his novels which depict vigorous stories about animals and men against the difficult environment and the hardships faced by them for the survival. Being an illegitimate child, Jack had to spend his childhood in an extreme poverty in the slums Oakland. When he was of age of 17, he sailed into the sea as a sealer. During that time, he got imprisoned for a period of 30 days, which proved to be the turning point of his life. The imprisonment was so degrading and rigorous that it forced him to turn towards education and pursue a dedicated career in writing.

Many the novels that he wrote in the initial days of his writing career mainly depicted his life experiences at the sea. He even embraced the concepts of Darwinism and unconfined individualism in his exploration of the nature’s laws. Jack went on to retire when he was nearing the age of 40 and spent his days post his retirement at his ranch situated near Sonoma. Finally, he died due to a number of diseases and treatments from various drugs at the age of 40. A book store was named after him after many years when his contributions to the English Literature and the society were studied by the scholars. They became aware of his dedicated efforts and the importance of his works for the benefit of the society, through his writings. This compelled the modern day scholars to name a bookstore after him, which was closed after a few years. After that, a research center was formed under his name, which got relocated by the board of directors of The Jack London Foundation to a vintage cottage near the winery of the Benziger Family in the year 2004.

One of the initial novels written by author Jack London was titled ‘The Call of the Wild’. It was published in the year 1903 and was republished the Scholastic publishing house in the year 2001. The plot of the novel revolves around the lives of the main characters Buck, John Thornton, and Spitz, and is set in Alaska, United States. In the opening sequence of the plot of the novel, Buck is introduced as a crossbreed canine and a sturdy animal. He is a dog of half St. Bernard and half Shepard breed and is born in a luxurious environment. Buck gets raised in a sheltered home in California. However, when he is very young, he gets kidnapped by someone and sold. His new life seems to be a difficult one as he is required to work as a sled dog in the frozen and harsh Yukon Territory. During the course of his life, Buck is passed to a number of masters on the Yukon Territory and as a result, he embarks on a very extraordinary journey, which seems to be an outcome of the changing and unfavorable conditions. However, Buck always remains determined to survive all the difficulties of his life and proves his unbreakable spirit. The novel is considered as one of the initial masterpieces by author Jack. It is based on his life experiences, during the time of being a gold prospector in the wilderness of Canada and his ideas about the struggle and the nature of survival in the difficult situations. The novel also describes a tale about his personal experiences in the Alaskan Klondike and gives an account of his unbreakable spirit and determination and dedication for survival in the frozen region.

One of the other early novels written by author Jack London was titled ‘White Fang’. It was published in the year 1906 and was later republished by the Scholastic Paperbacks in the year 2001. The plot of the novel is set in Yukon Territory, Canada and revolves around the main character who is half dog and half wolf. In the opening sequence of the plot of the novel, White Fang is introduced as a cub, whose survives alone among the litter of his five siblings. Growing up lonely in frozen region, and because of his mixed characteristics of a dog and a wolf, he soon learns the lesson of life, that is to kill or get killed. But, he was never prepared in his young life for the cruel nature of Beauty Smith, who seems to be a bully and buys White Fang by giving a huge sum to his Indian master. Eventually, he turns him into a ferocious killer, and trains him to fight for money as a pit dog. It the further plot of the novel, it is seen that White Fang survives with the hope of finding a kind and gentle master rather than dying as a deadly and fierce killer. The novel very well describes the savagery of the lives in the wilderness of the northern regions. Through the characteristics of the central character of the plot, the author has tried to explain the life experiences of the man and animals in the harsh patterns and rhythms of the wilderness.


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