White Fang by Jack London
  

White Fang

Written by Jack London
Illustrated by Jim Madsen
Part of the Illustrated Originals Series

RRP £12.99

Synopsis

White Fang by Jack London

Jack London's classic novel - the complete and unabridged text, fully illustrated by Jim Madsen. The story of one wolfdog's epic journey from cub to sled dog to fighting dog. Living in harsh surroundings with brutal owners, every day is a battle for survival for White Fang.

About the Author

Jack London
John Griffith Chaney — aka Jack London, whose life symbolized the power of will, was the most successful writer in America in the early 20th Century. His vigorous stories of men and animals against the environment, and survival against hardships were drawn mainly from his own experience. An illegitimate child, London passed his childhood in poverty in the Oakland slums. At the age of 17, he ventured to sea on a sealing ship. The turning point of his life was a thirty-day imprisonment that was so degrading it made him decide to turn to education and pursue a career in writing. His years in the Klondike searching for gold left their mark in his best short stories; among them, The Call of the Wild, and White Fang. His best novel, The Sea-Wolf, was based on his experiences at sea. His work embraced the concepts of unconfined individualism and Darwinism in its exploration of the laws of nature. He retired to his ranch near Sonoma, where he died at age 40 of various diseases and drug treatments.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
384 pages
Interest Age: From 8 years

Author

Jack London
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Publisher

Usborne Publishing Ltd

Publication date

1st August 2015

ISBN

9781409581994


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