Jack London was an American novelist, journalist and social activist. Pioneering the genre of magazine fiction and prototyping science fiction, he became one of the first writers, who gained worldwide fame and a large fortune. South Sea Tales is a collection of short stories, most of them are set aboard a ship or in island communities. The Call of the Wild is a short adventure novel set in Canada during the Klondike Gold Rush. The story starts when someone steals the main character, a dog Buck of a ranch in Santa Clara Valley, from his home and sells him into service as a sled dog in Alaska. Tales of the Fish Patrol is a collection of stories drawn from author's own experiences and memories of the days as a teenager aboard the fishing boats of San Francisco Bay.
Книга — как насос. Он ничего не выдаст, если прежде ты не зарядишь его. Заряжаешь насос собственной водой, качаешь ручку, тратя собственную силу. И поступаешь так, ожидая, что получишь больше, чем отдал… со временем.