Biography: American author Jack London (1876-1916) was a literary pioneer, one of the first Americans to become wealthy from his writing. Born in San Francisco, London had a rough start as the illegitimate son of a poor Welsh farm girl. On his own at 17, London became an able seaman, an oyster pirate, and a gold seeker, thus laying the foundation for his many romantic adventure novels with realistic settings. He is most remembered for books like The Call of the Wild (1903) and White Fang (1905). He also wrote socialist political tracts and an autobiography before dying at the young age of 40.

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  1. The Little Lady of the Big House
    The Little Lady of the Big House
    by Jack London

    Rating: 2.3/5 (158 votes cast)

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    A love triangle on a California ranch sounds very modern, yet the story of Paula Forrest and her lovers is nearly a hundred years old. Scandalous in its time, the tale follows Paula and the two men she cannot choose between: her husband and her lover.

    Category: Historical Romance

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  2. Burning Daylight
    Burning Daylight

    by Jack London

    Burning Daylight
    by Jack London

    Rating: 2.5/5 (166 votes cast)

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    An Alaskan adventurer has come to a sorry state, having been cheated out of his gold bounty by the rush of new prospectors and swindlers. Demoralized, he turns to drinking and goes steadily downhill until he falls in love. The lady loves him, but she has high expectations. Can he meet them?

    Category: Western Romance

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