Autor: Jack London

Jack London (1876-1916) - pisarz amerykański. Samouk. Zanim zajął się pisarstwem, podejmował się rozmaitych prac. Wiódł życie trampa, marynarza, kłusownika, poszukiwacza złota. Doświadczenia zdobyte w tych profesjach przełożyły się w latach późniejszych na treść jego książek. Do najbardziej znanych należą: Zew krwi (1903), Biały Kieł (1906) i Martin Eden (1909).

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A Daughter of the Snows

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Life and adventures during the Klondike Gold Rush are breathtakingly realistic. Frona Wells, the main character of the novel, is a strong, intelligent, courageous and at the same time unusually charming character in a word, a woman who is able to think, love, fight and share trials along with the best of men. Who is worthy of the hands and hearts of a confident and independent ruler of the North?

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A Daughter of the Snows

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“A Daughter of the Snows” is a book by Jack London, an American novelist. A pioneer of commercial fiction and an innovator in the genre that would later become known as science fiction.   A Daughter of the Snows is Jack London's first novel. Set in the Yukon, it tells the story of Frona Welse, "a Stanford graduate and physical Valkyrie" who takes to the trail after upsetting her wealthy father's community by her forthright manner and befriending the town's prostitute. She is also torn between love for two suitors: Gregory St Vincent, a local man who turns out to be cowardly and treacherous; and Vance Corliss, a Yale-trained mining engineer.  

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A Son of the Sun

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“A Son of the Sun” is a book by Jack London, an American novelist. A pioneer of commercial fiction and an innovator in the genre that would later become known as science fiction.   A Son of the Sun is a novel by Jack London. It is set in the South Pacific at the beginning of the 20th century and consists of eight separate stories. David Grief is a forty-year-old English adventurer who came to the South seas years ago and became rich. As a businessman he owns offices in Sydney, but he is rarely there. Since his wealth spreads over a lot of islands, Grief has some adventures while going among these islands. London depicts the striking panorama of the South seas with adventurers, scoundrels, swindlers, pirates, and cannibals.  

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A Son of the Sun

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Son of the sun a cycle of stories. The heroes of which are honest, persistent and courageous people, romantics, adventurers who have passed through difficult physical and moral tests in their lives. Griffiths and Jacobsen decided to trick Vulture into fleeing without paying the bills. But it would be better if they did not try to deceive the Son of the Sun.

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Adventure

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“Adventure” is a book by Jack London, an American novelist. A pioneer of commercial fiction and an innovator in the genre that would later become known as science fiction.   The novel explores the themes of domination of one people over the others, the differences between races, emancipation of women, and the strength of the human spirit, strengthened in a struggle with the nature and society.  

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Adventure

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The novel Adventure in an acute, exciting form tells about the life of American and European settlers on the tropical islands of the Pacific Ocean. The main characters are no less pathos than villains who are so colorful in their villainy that they set their teeth together. Jack London, in the preface, writes that this book came out of the movie script. And truly, it is full of adventure, changing locations, colorful descriptions of snow-white beaches.

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Before Adam

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Before Adam is a striking story about our distant Neanderthal ancestors, who are just starting to become aware of themselves as people. According to the plot of the story, the protagonist has dreams in which he watches a movie about his adventures in prehistoric times in the person of the Big Tooth boy living with his mother in a nest in a big tree... The author tried to diversify the heros dreams with various adventures: problems with his mother, constantly changing husbands; complex relationships between different subspecies of modern people; cruel relationships between people and so on.

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Before Adam

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“Before Adam” is a book by Jack London, an American novelist. A pioneer of commercial fiction and an innovator in the genre that would later become known as science fiction.   Before Adam is a novel by Jack London. It is the story of a man who dreams he lives the life of an early hominid. The story offers an early view of human evolution. The majority of the story is told through the eyes of the man's hominid alter ego, one of the Cave People. In addition to the Cave People, there are the more advanced Fire People, and the more animal-like Tree People.