Category Archives: Jack London

A Nose For The King by Jack London

This is the story of a public servant who embezzles more than is normally tolerated and winds up in prison slated for the chopping block. He is outrageous and cunning. Through a caper he manages to repay the public purse … Continue reading

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A Wicked Woman by Jack London

In these days of graphic rap lyrics it is hard to comprehend that young women were once very naive about love and sex. Meet Loretta, a young woman very much in the shadow of her sister Daisy. Loretta is sure … Continue reading

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Goodbye Jack by Jack London

Jack Kersdale is a self made man born of missionary stock in Hawaii. He is smart and, as we learn early in the story, undoubtedly brave. So how could a beautiful woman waving goodbye from a departing ship bring him … Continue reading

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Hobos That Pass In The Night by Jack London

This is an autobiographical story by London from his book “The Road”. It tells the hard reality of being dragged from trains, freezing in the wind while hanging between cars, and of being run out of towns by the local … Continue reading

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Lost Face by Jack London

Subienkow is the last of a party of brutal fur thieves slated to die by torture. He plays a high handed game of verbal poker with his captures to control his fate.

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Make Westing by Jack London

The Mary Rogers was stuck for seven weeks at 50 degrees south off Cape Horn trying to pick up the wind that would carry her up the Pacific. The captain was desperate. The price for the wind was one life … Continue reading

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The Bones of Kahekili by Jack London

This short story was part of a collection published after Jack London’s death in 1916. The story is set in Hawaii in the year 1880. I’ve broken it into two parts. In the first we are introduced to Hardman Pool … Continue reading

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The Jack London Stories on Storyspieler

The attached audio file describes the stories that are available.

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White Fang by Jack London

These three narrations are part 1 of White Fang. They comprise a stand-alone story. Two men and a dog sled are carrying a coffin with the corpse of an Englishman who died in the north. It is very cold and … Continue reading

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