By Jack London
Just like the characters within the renowned dime novels of the time, London's heroes reveal such manly virtues as braveness, loyalty, and steadfastness as they conftont the cruel frozen expanses of the north. but London breaks freed from stereotypical figures and one-dimensional plots to discover deeper mental and social questions of self-mastery, masculinity, and racial domination. The uneasy dating among the local american citizens and whites lies on the center of a few of the tales, whereas others replicate London's transforming into know-how of the destruction wrought by way of the white incursion on Indian culture.
Northland Stories includes nineteen of Jack London's maximum brief works, together with "An Odyssy of the North" (London's significant leap forward as a tender author), "The White Silence," "The legislations of Life," "The League of the outdated Men," and the realm vintage "To construct a Fire."
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