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The Sea Wolf

Jack Williamson

Publisher: Obscure Press

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“The Sea-Wolf” is a 1904 novel by American writer Jack London. This psychological adventure story revolves around a literary critic called Humphrey van Weyden who is involved in a collision with another ship on the ocean. After being saved by the powerful sea captain Wolf Larsen, he is forced to be his unwilling subject on an unplanned nautical journey. John Griffith London (1876 – 1916), commonly known as Jack London, was an American journalist, social activist, and novelist. He was an early pioneer of commercial magazine fiction, becoming one of the first globally-famous celebrity writers who were able to earn a large amount of money from their writing. London is famous for his contributions to early science fiction and also notably belonged to "The Crowd", a literary group an Francisco known for its radical members and ideas. Many vintage books such as this are increasingly scarce and expensive. We are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern, high-quality edition complete with a specially-commissioned new biography of the author.

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