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South Sea Tales: Jack London

South Sea Tales:

Jack London

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129 pages
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Like the celebrated Klondike Tales, the stories that comprise South Sea Tales derive their intensity from the author’s own far-flung adventures, conveying an impassioned, unsparing vision borne only of experience. The powerful tales gathered hereMoreLike the celebrated Klondike Tales, the stories that comprise South Sea Tales derive their intensity from the author’s own far-flung adventures, conveying an impassioned, unsparing vision borne only of experience. The powerful tales gathered here vividly evoke the turn-of-the-century colonial Pacific and its capricious tropical landscape, while also trenchantly observing the delicate interplay between imperialism and the exotic. And as Tony Horwitz asserts in his Introduction, “When London’s stories click, we are utterly there, at the edge of the world and the limit of human endurance.”Contains:- The House of Mapuhi- The Whale Tooth- Mauki- Yah! Yah! Yah!- The Heathen- The Terrible Solomons- The Inevitable White Man- The Seed of McCoy