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Jack London


Born
in San Francisco, California, The United States
January 12, 1876

Died
November 22, 1916

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John Griffith London was an American novelist, journalist, and social activist. A pioneer of commercial fiction and American magazines, he was one of the first American authors to become an international celebrity and earn a large fortune from writing. He was also an innovator in the genre that would later become known as science fiction.

His most famous works include The Call of the Wild and White Fang, both set in the Klondike Gold Rush, as well as the short stories "To Build a Fire", "An Odyssey of the North", and "Love of Life". He also wrote about the South Pacific in stories such as "The Pearls of Parlay", and "The Heathen".

London was part of the radical literary group "The Crowd" in San Francisco and a passionate advocate of unionizat
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Average rating: 3.97 · 824,479 ratings · 31,039 reviews · 2,930 distinct worksSimilar authors
The Call of the Wild

3.88 avg rating — 371,801 ratings — published 1903 — 6976 editions
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White Fang

3.99 avg rating — 167,085 ratings — published 1906 — 224 editions
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The Call of the Wild / Whit...

4.11 avg rating — 75,373 ratings — published 1991 — 286 editions
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Martin Eden

4.46 avg rating — 30,579 ratings — published 1908 — 1909 editions
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The Sea Wolf

4.05 avg rating — 26,400 ratings — published 1904 — 2816 editions
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The Call of the Wild, White...

4.03 avg rating — 21,570 ratings — published 1906 — 49 editions
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To Build a Fire

3.96 avg rating — 18,248 ratings — published 1902 — 145 editions
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The Iron Heel

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The Star Rover

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The Scarlet Plague

3.70 avg rating — 7,027 ratings — published 1912 — 2 editions
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“You can't wait for inspiration. You have to go after it with a club.”
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“I would rather be a superb meteor, every atom of me in magnificent glow, than a sleepy and permanent planet.”
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“I'd rather sing one wild song and burst my heart with it, than live a thousand years watching my digestion and being afraid of the wet.”
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Kasım ayında aşağıdaki kitaplardan hangisini grupla birlikte okumak istersiniz?

 
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Hayvan Çiftliği - George Orwell, 1945, 152 sayfa
 
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