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Free eBook: The Sea Wolf by Jack London. The story of a soft, domesticated intellectual named Humphrey van Weyden, forced to become tough and self- reliant. The Virtual Library - Free online ebooks in pdf, epub, kindle and other formats. You are here: Books · Literature · North American Literature; The Sea Wolf. THE SEA WOLF (Serialized in The Century Magazine, Jan.-Nov., ). [ Go to London's Writings ]. Use a Concordance of this Work (find locations of words.
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Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea: Jules Verne. The Time Machine: Captains Courageous: Rudyard Kipling. Have a question about this product? And there it was again, the division of labour, the special knowledge of the pilot and captain which permitted the stout gentleman to read my special knowledge on Poe while they carried him safely from Sausalito to San Francisco.
I was not wrong when I decided that his days had been spent on the sea. They know the direction by compass, the distance, and the speed.
I should not call it anything more than mathematical certainty. Mathematical certainty!
Listen to that, will you? The bell, which had seemed straight ahead, was now sounding from the side.
Our own whistle was blowing hoarsely, and from time to time the sound of other whistles came to us from out of the fog. Blown by mouth. Some scow schooner, most likely.
Thus, when Wolf dies of a blinding headache, London completes his plan of rendering the brutal male extinct.
Then, sending the Ghost into the evolutionary future with the vigorous and highly developed lovers, Maud and Van Weyden, London ended his most optimistic—and ridiculous—narrative of sexual love.
It is the and ridiculous aside that is particularly poignant for the current discussion. There is something that strikes many contemporary readers as [End Page ] simply too much about the love story aspects of London's narrative. This can be seen perhaps most clearly in the declaration of love that concludes the novel: "My woman, my one small woman," I said, my free hand petting her shoulder in the way all lovers know though never learn in school.
I looked toward the cutter.