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    • The Adventure Collection

    • Treasure Island, The Jungle Book, Gulliver's Travels, White Fang, The Merry Adventures of Robin
    • By: Jonathan Swift, Jack London, Rudyard Kipling, and others
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance, Michael Page, Buck Schirner
    • Length: 40 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 46
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 41
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 42

    This set includes five tales of extraordinary heroism, marvelous intrigue, and exceptional courage that have inspired and amazed people for generations.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Thoroughly enjoyable!

    • By Chris McMahon on 05-10-15

    Regular price: £65.69

    • The Call of the Wild

    • By: Jack London
    • Narrated by: Alan Munro
    • Length: 3 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 92
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 83
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 83

    Jack London's masterpiece, tells the gripping tale of a dog named Buck who is wrenched out of his life of ease and luxury to become a sled dog in Alaska. Drawing on his wolf heritage, Buck must fight for survival in an alien environment.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • put together from a library of recorded words

    • By chloeT on 17-02-16

    Regular price: £0.69

    • White Fang

    • By: Jack London
    • Narrated by: Felbrigg Napoleon Herriot
    • Length: 7 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
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    A wild wolf cub is born into the frozen north and learns the hard reality of living by tooth and claw. Discovering prey and being prey are his first hard lessons, with many more to follow. White Fang is a hard-hitting adventure that follows the life of a semidomesticated wolf cub that survives birth in the wild and then the delights and horrors of human domination. By turns ferocious, exciting, adventurous, horrifying, and heartwarming, this classic animal adventure will keep you listening.

    Regular price: £8.99

    • Black Beauty, White Fang, Call of the Wild (Annotated)

    • By: Anna Sewell, Jack London
    • Narrated by: Cori Samuel, Mark Smith
    • Length: 16 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
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    This audiobook includes three favorite classics: Black Beauty by Anna Sewell, White Fang by Jack London, and Call of the Wild by Jack London. Black Beauty: Black Beauty is a horse who is raised in a loving home; however, throughout his life he receives multiple new owners. He experiences love and cruelty, riches and poverty. Will Black Beauty find a happy home in the end? 

    Regular price: £22.89

    • Martin Eden

    • By: Jack London Peter
    • Narrated by: Peter Newcombe Joyce
    • Length: 16 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      4 out of 5 stars 1

    The phrase 'this book will change your life' has become one of the clichés of the publishing world, but Martin Eden is certainly a novel that merits that observation. Set in turn-of-the-century San Francisco, Jack London's semiautobiographical narrative tells of working class sailor Eden's struggle to elevate himself to a level of society wherein, he believes, reside the intellect and culture he craves. One of the reasons for this endeavour is Ruth Morse, with whom he has fallen in love.

    Regular price: £21.99

    • Adventure (Annotated)

    • By: Jack London
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Hall
    • Length: 7 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    David Sheldon is a smart, resourceful plantation owner in turn-of-the-century Solomon Islands. Despite his mastery and competence, his fortunes are going badly. Disease, financial difficulties, and uproar among his two hundred indentured laborers threaten to end his endeavors in failure or even death. Just when the situation seems worst, Joan Lackland comes blowing into his world.

    Regular price: £19.39

    • White Fang

    • By: Jack London
    • Narrated by: Alan Munro
    • Length: 8 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 47
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 38
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 37

    Jack London's classic adventure story about the friendship developed between a Yukon gold hunter and the mixed dog-wolf he rescues from the hands of a man who mistreats him. White Fang is a companion novel and thematic mirror to London's best-known work, The Call of the Wild.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • White fang

    • By david carey on 05-01-18

    Regular price: £1.39

    • White Fang

    • By: Jack London
    • Narrated by: Bob Thomley
    • Length: 8 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 24
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19

    Jack London's classic adventure story about the friendship developed between a Yukon gold hunter and the mixed dog-wolf he rescues from the hands of a man who mistreats him. White Fang is a companion novel and thematic mirror to London's best-known work, The Call of the Wild.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent

    • By Nakul on 27-10-12

    Regular price: £5.49

    • The Call of the Wild

    • By: Jack London
    • Narrated by: Mary Sarah Agliotta
    • Length: 3 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10

    Jack London's masterpiece, tells the gripping tale of a dog named Buck who is wrenched out of his life of ease and luxury to become a sled dog in Alaska. Drawing on his wolf heritage, Buck must fight for survival in an alien environment.

    Regular price: £0.69

    • Martin Eden

    • By: Jack London
    • Narrated by: Andrew Garman
    • Length: 14 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11

    Martin Eden, Jack London’s semiautobiographical novel, is about a struggling young writer. It is considered by many to be the author’s most mature work. Personifying London’s own dreams of education and literary fame as a young man in San Francisco, Martin Eden’s impassioned but ultimately ineffective battle to overcome his bleak circumstances makes him one of the most memorable and poignant characters Jack London ever created.

    Regular price: £23.79

    • The Sea-Wolf

    • By: Jack London
    • Narrated by: Stephen Hoye
    • Length: 11 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1

    When Humphrey Van Weyden finds himself struggling in the freezing waters of San Francisco Bay, he thinks the worst that can happen to him is drowning. After he is rescued by the Ghost and its captain, Wolf Larson, Humphrey discovers that there are fates far worse than death. On Larsen's hell-ship, the dilettante hero is forced to slave as cabin boy and humble seaman. And over the seven months' voyage to the sealing grounds off Siberia, he engages in an epic duel with his ruthlessly Nietzschean skipper.

    Regular price: £22.39

    • White Fang (AmazonClassics Edition)

    • By: Jack London
    • Narrated by: Buck Schirner
    • Length: 8 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Wronged by human and beast alike, White Fang has endured through brazen ferocity. An enemy of his kind, he is sold to a dogfighter who pits him against other canines to the death - until a Yukon gold hunter comes to his rescue and provides an opportunity for a new life. As the wolf in White Fang sleeps, kindness and compassion allow him to understand what it means to be in the confidence of man.

    Regular price: £6.59

    • To Build a Fire

    • By: Jack London
    • Narrated by: Peter Husmann
    • Length: 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 20
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 20

    "He travels fastest who travels alone...but not after the frost has dropped below zero 50 degrees or more." (Yukon Code) Jack London’s best short story.

    Regular price: £0.69

    • The Road

    • By: Jack London
    • Narrated by: T. Anthony Quinn
    • Length: 4 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 7

    In The Road, Jack London embraces the concepts of unconfined individualism and Darwinism through his autobiographical account of his time riding the rails of Canada and the United States. The author of White Fang, The Call of the Wild, and Sea Wolf, relays the time leading up to turning point in his life - a perfunctory trial and a 30-day imprisonment in the Erie County Penitentiary for the crime of vagrancy - an experience so degrading that he turned to a career in writing.

    Regular price: £12.49

    • The Iron Heel

    • By: Jack London
    • Narrated by: Darla Middlebrook, Mike Vendetti
    • Length: 10 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    Jack London, famed for his tales of adventure, was also a science fiction writer only rivaled in his time by the great H. G. Wells. The Iron Heel is a dystopia that would, in part, inspire George Orwell's masterwork, 1984. The Iron Heel tracks the rise of an oligarchic tyranny in the United States of America - and the doomed attempt to counter it. It is a novel more relevant today than it was in its day. Hear the "tale of capitalist oppression" that George Orwell couldn't stop thinking about.

    Regular price: £19.69

    • The Scarlet Plague [Classic Tales Edition]

    • By: Jack London
    • Narrated by: B.J. Harrison
    • Length: 2 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 4

    Twelve billionaires rule the United States, while those called freemen are forced to serve the rich. But that was 60 years ago, before the Scarlet Plague. In this post-apocalyptic novella, a ragged and tattered old man tells his progeny of what life was like before The Scarlet Plague appeared - and wiped out civilization as they knew it.

    Regular price: £2.09

    • The Call of the Wild

    • By: Jack London
    • Narrated by: Mike Boris
    • Length: 3 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 20
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 20
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 20

    Jack London's masterpiece, tells the gripping tale of a dog named Buck who is wrenched out of his life of ease and luxury to become a sled dog in Alaska. Drawing on his wolf heritage, Buck must fight for survival in an alien environment.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Review

    • By Amazon Customer on 07-06-17

    Regular price: £8.79

    • To Build a Fire

    • By: Jack London
    • Narrated by: Mark F. Smith
    • Length: 44 mins
    • Unabridged
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    At fifty degrees below zero, your spit freezes instantly upon hitting the ground. At seventy-five below zero, it freezes in mid-air. If you get wet at that temperature you need to know one thing, and know it very well - how to build a fire.

    Regular price: £4.59

    • Jack London: The Short Stories

    • By: Jack London
    • Narrated by: William Dufris
    • Length: 2 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1
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      4 out of 5 stars 1
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      4 out of 5 stars 1

    Jack London's tales of man's struggle against the forces of nature are universally popular. Best known for his novels The Call of the Wild and White Fang, London was also a prolific writer of short stories. This collection brings together four of his finest, all depicting the harshness of life in the frozen arctic wastes.

    Regular price: £7.99

    • The Call of the Wild

    • By: Jack London
    • Narrated by: Garrick Hagon
    • Length: 3 hrs and 42 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5

    Buck is living the good life in the soft South, when he is snatched and transported to the savagery of the Northland, where the Klondike gold rush has brought out rough basic instincts of survival in men - and dogs. He adjusts to the gruelling regime of a sled dog, which almost kills him, but he survives to find a new and fulfilling way of life. The Call of the Wild is not only a classic 'ripping yarn', but also an enduring masterpiece of the inescapable laws of nature.

    Regular price: £8.59

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