Jack London novels and novellas

novelette: 7,500 to 17,500 words; novella: 17,500 to 40,000 words; novel: over 40,000 words.

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  • The Abysmal Brute (1913) - a boxing novella by Jack London

    by Jack London

    The narrator of this story-with-a-message — that boxing is a corrupt business — is an (apparently) honest boxing manager who has been introduced to a phenomenally talented 22-year-old young giant whose father, a former boxing champion, has been training him intensively in their hideout n the (...)

  • "Martin Eden" (1909) by Jack London

    by Jack London

    This is about a rough, uneducated, young 20-year-old sailor and ex-gang-leader with a lot of drive and years of sailing all over the high seas behind him getting introduced to high society after having rescued the son of a wealthy family from a street brawl.
    He rapidly develops strong ideas (...)