Tales of the Pacific

Tales of the Pacific


Introduction by: Andrew Sinclair
Afterword by: Andrew Sinclair

Format
Paperback
Price
$13.00
 
  • Paperback
  • ISBN 9780140183580
  • 240 Pages
  • Penguin Classics
  • Adult

Overview

If you know London primarily through novels like White Fang, these stories will provide a new perspective. Full of intriguing characters and snippets of pidgin, they also highlight London’s concern with social issues.

For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.

Table of Contents

Edited with an Introduction by Andrew Sinclair

Introduction
Notes to the Introduction

The Chinago
The House of Mapuhi
The Whale Tooth
Mauki
The Seed of McCoy
Good-By, Jack
The Sheriff of Kona
Koolau the Leper
The Bones of Kahekili
When Alice Told Her Soul
Shin-Bones
The Water Baby

Afterword: Jack London’s Life and Works
Note on the Texts

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