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South Sea tales

by Jack London

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Published by Modern Library in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Oceania
    • Subjects:
    • Oceania -- Fiction

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJack London ; introduction by Tony Horwitz ; edited, with a preface and notes, by Christopher Gair.
      GenreFiction.
      SeriesThe Modern Library classics
      ContributionsGair, Christopher, 1961-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3523.O46 S76 2002
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxi, 346 p. ;
      Number of Pages346
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3955427M
      ISBN 100375759298
      LC Control Number2001056227

      In these stories, as in his work generally, Stevenson shows himself to be a virtuoso of narrative styles: his Pacific fiction includes the domestic realism of 'The Beach of Falesa', the folktale plots of 'The Bottle Imp' and 'The Isle of Voices', and the modernist blending of naturalism and symbolism in The Ebb-Tide. But beyond their generic diversity the stories are linked by their concern 3/5(1). Apr 09,  · ‎Like the celebrated Klondike Tales, the stories that comprise South Sea Tales derive their intensity from the author’s own far-flung adventures, conveying an impassioned, unsparing vision borne only of experience. The powerful tales gathered here vividly evoke the turn-of-the-century c 3/5(1).

      Find South Sea Tales by London, Jack at Biblio. Uncommonly good collectible and rare books from uncommonly good booksellers. SOUTH SEA TALES (Adventures in the South Pacific) by LONDON, JACK and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at texasbestchambers.com

      Sep 09,  · Are you sure you want to remove South Sea Tales from your list? About the Book. Despite the heavy clumsiness of her lines, the Aorai handled easily in the light breeze, and her captain ran her well in before he hove to just outside the suck of the surf. The atoll of Hikueru lay low on the water, a circle of pounded coral sand a hundred yards. The literary world was shocked when in , at the height of his career, Robert Louis Stevenson announced his intention to settle permanently on the Pacific island of Samoa. His readers were equally shocked when he began to use the subject material offered by his new environment, not to promote a romance of empire, but to produce some of the most ironic and critical treatments of imperialism 3/5(1).


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Read 28 reviews from the world. Tales set in the South Seas, the first is a bit long, but the last two are very quick reads and progressively more fantastic, and all are interesting. flag Like · see review. Jan 16, Dianne rated it it was ok/5. Oct 11,  · South Sea Tales [Jack London] on texasbestchambers.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

This Elibron Classics book is a reprint of a edition by Columbian-Sterling Publishing Co/5(52). South Sea Tales [Jack London] on texasbestchambers.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Set against the natural beauty of south sea islands and alive with the hazards of headhunters, sharks4/5(54).

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List of Stories. The House of Mapuhi; The Whale Tooth; Mauki "Yah!Yah. Yah!" The HeathenAuthor: Jack London. Dec 09,  · Robert Louis Stevenson’s South Sea Tales, broadcast this weekend starring David Tennant, are my 10th foray into adapting for Radio 4’s Classic Serial slot –.

South Sea Tales () is a collection of short stories written by Jack London. Most stories are set in island communities, like those of Hawaii, or are set aboard a ship/5. About South Sea Tales.

Like the celebrated Klondike Tales, the stories that comprise South Sea Tales derive their intensity from the author’s own far-flung adventures, conveying an impassioned, unsparing vision borne only of experience.

The powerful tales gathered here vividly evoke the turn-of-the-century colonial Pacific and its capricious tropical landscape, while also trenchantly.

FREE DOWNLOAD!Eight good stories by Jack London, about the people and places of the south Pacific in These powerful stories rank among London's finest, in their trenchant look at imperialism and the exotic.

London's grasp of the complicated human motivations for foreign exploration, and the often inevitable responses to local cultures which result, is unerring. Oct 01,  · Buy a cheap copy of South Sea Tales book by Jack London.

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Tales of the South Pacific is a Pulitzer Prize-winning collection of sequentially related short stories by James A. Michener about the Pacific campaign in World War II. The stories are based on observations and anecdotes he collected while stationed as a lieutenant commander in the US Navy on the island of Espiritu Santo in the New Hebrides Islands (now known as Vanuatu).Author: James A.

Michener. Rain and Other South Sea Stories book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Somerset Maugham led many lives, including tha /5. Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg.

Island Nights' Entertainments (also known as South Sea Tales) is a collection of short stories by Robert Louis Stevenson, first published in It would prove to contain some of his final completed work before his death in It contains three stories: "The Beach of Falesá" "The Bottle Imp" "The Isle of Voices" Dedication.

The dedication was written in January in a letter to Charles. Apr 14,  · The South Sea Tales by Jack London When I read the novel Ulf Larsen as a boy I didn't understand the Nietzschean rantings of London's tyrannical captain, but his South Sea Tales still left a.Find books like South Sea Tales from the world’s largest community of readers.

Goodreads members who liked South Sea Tales also liked: Dancing at Lughnas.To give the present publisher credit, if you check inside to read the table of contents, it contains 10 stories, only four of which are from South Sea Tales, but the book cover can mislead a purchaser who is not careful (Amazon, at least, gives you the option of checking inside).4/5(54).