Jack London’s best short stories and novelettes


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  • "The Game" (1905) - a boxing story by Jack London

    by Jack London

    Joe and Genevieve are shopping for rugs and things for their new life together when they will be married in a week’s time. But first Joe, who is a local celebrity because of his prowess at the Game – boxing – has one last fight to get through before settling down with Genevieve to his new life. (...)

  • "By the Turtles of Tasman" (1911) and other stories by Jack London

    by Jack London

    A selection of tales by the author of Lost Face, The Hobo and the Fairy, The Heathen, A Piece of Steak and so many other masterful short stories and novelettes. TABLE OF CONTENTS
    1. Plague Ship (1897) – on a grossly-overcrowded passenger ship, a deadly epidemic of yellow fever breaks out that (...)

  • Jack London’s two war stories

    by Jack London

    Although Jack London was an experienced war correspondent, having covered the Japan-Russia conflict in 1904 and the Mexican Revolution in 1912, only 2 of his 199 stories and novelettes have soldiers and war as a central theme.
    But one of them is an absolute masterpiece that you will have (...)