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South Sea Tales

Jack London

South Sea Tales

Library Edition

by Jack London

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  • 26 Currently reading

Published by Blackstone Audiobooks .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literature: Classics,
  • Classics,
  • Fiction,
  • Unabridged Audio - Fiction/General,
  • Audio Adult: Books On Tape,
  • General

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsLloyd James (Narrator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatAudio CD
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8109250M
    ISBN 100786194812
    ISBN 109780786194810
    OCLC/WorldCa51570355

    He cleaned them out. A long line, in turn, connected it with the schooner. The cocoanuts and bananas were chopped down, the taro gardens uprooted, and the pigs and chickens killed. The missionary made a crude still, but he could not distill water for three hundred persons. Mauki did not like the plantation.

    Under the three it upended and rolled sidewise, throwing them back into the water. You can't shoot first. Besides, pockets were impossible, for his only wearing apparel consisted of a piece of calico several inches wide. Then came her fright. But Mauki was a primitive savage. The blood had ebbed from his face, exposing dark circles under his eyes.

    What they draw the line at is being murdered. A year later I was compelled to complain. Brown insisted. Right before her eyes, not twenty feet away, a large fin cut the water.


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South Sea Tales book

After many days on the schooner, and after beholding more land and islands than he had ever dreamed of, he was landed on New Georgia, and put to work in the field clearing jungle and cutting cane grass. He knew her. Very well; you owe them no longer.

Captain Lynch looked at his watch. The white door knob crumbled in fragments to the floor. The man was willing, but his women were paralyzed from terror, and he elected to remain with them.

Behold, a more generous than you is before you. She was merely sleeping. They consist merely of the damage that may be done your businesses. Mauki did not know what seven bells were, but they occurred in beche-de-mer, and he imagined them to be the blood and teeth that sometimes accompanied the process of knocking out seven bells.

The six of us cabin passengers were pearl buyers. His eyes flashed as he listened, but right meekly he obeyed McAllister's command to fetch a couple of hundred of the best dancers, male and female, in the village.

Captain Lynch gazed at the huge mountains of water sweeping in until he could gaze no more. Otoo took a flying leap ashore, dug both hands into the trade goods, and scattered tobacco, beads, tomahawks, knives, and calicoes in all directions.

You can buy it from him cheap. Who was I, anyway, to know more about the sea and its ways than a properly qualified captain? Natheless the chiefs drove a handsome trade in thus disposing of their surplus live meat.

Once again, I need more information about the crime before making a decision. There was not a breath of air. They had been made so in a single night, by his mother, who had compressed about them a powdered mineral which was dug from the landslide back of Port Adams.

There was no wind to check them. Captain Lynch gazed at the huge mountains of water sweeping in until he could gaze no more. One hour in three she had to cease paddling in order to bail.

One could not face that wind and live. From his eyrie he waved his hand to Captain Lynch, and that doughty patriarch waved back. It was softly effeminate, almost girlish. From Thee we came, and our mind is that to Thee we may return.

Several such clusters were praying, and in one the Mormon missionary was exhorting. We were lying at Savo, having run in to trade for curios. The head clerk has given me this paper. Now let us sleep. Reading it, you realise what a free and wide-ranging genre the novel once was, and how much has been wrecked by a book industry catering to the most conventional taste.

She knew where she was.From the Sea. Sailors, pirates, nautical adventures and strange sea creatures: a list of stories from the sea. South Sea Tales book. 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.

Best Books About the South Pacific

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.

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.

the Petite Jeanne something I had never before seen on a South Sea schooner--a sea anchor. It was a conical canvas bag, the mouth of which was kept open by a huge loop of iron. The sea anchor was bridled something like a kite, so that it bit into the water as a kite bites into the air, but with a difference.

The sea anchor remained just. Sep 03,  · South Sea Tales [Jack London] on sylvaindez.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. South Sea Tales () is a collection of short stories by Jack London set in island communities, like those of Hawaii. There is also stories set on board a ship.

This is a classic collection that has been loved by many for generationsCited by: 5.