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The Sea-Wolf (Signet Classics)

Jack London

The Sea-Wolf (Signet Classics)

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Published by Signet Classics .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages1
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7576814M
ISBN 100451519655
ISBN 109780451519658
OCLC/WorldCa30371612

The illustrations to the story, by Mr. The crippled "Ghost" with the broken masts drifted in the ocean, until it was nailed to the Endeavor Island. I had never seen fear so strongly stamped upon a human face. After days at sea they encounter a small island and set themselves up on it, attempting to create shelter and gather food. His eyes were wide and staring, and he was trembling violently. Here she comes!

Together they attempt a mutiny against Larsen, but both become the plaything of the sadistic skipper after they try to escape. After Van Wyden is healed, invigorated by what he believes is his growing admiration for Larsen, he goes to the galley and intimidates Mugridge the cook by whetting a knife in his presence. Van Weyden, who was present during this situation, firstly tossing at Larsen with a sword because of indignation and arousing love for Maud. The men, afraid of having a run in with the menacing man, end up beating a crewmember named Johnson to near death because he voices complaints with the way the ship is being run.

Could we but find time and opportunity and utilize the last bit and every bit of the unborn life that is in us, we could become the fathers of nations and populate continents. The name "Larsen" comes second, with appearances. The Cockney takes an immediate dislike to the sissified writer, but partly because Hump enjoyed gentlemanly privilege that escaped the lower class Mugridge. He taught himself to read and write and speak English, and all the skills needed of a sailor.


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The halyards slackened, and, though it all happened very quickly, I could see them sag beneath the weight of his body. During one of Wolf Larsen's intense headaches, which render him near immobile, van Weyden steals a boat and flees with Miss Brewster.

I never heard a voice I hated so. He feigns paralysis and attempts to murder van Weyden when he draws within arm's reach but just then is hit with a stroke that leaves him blind and the right side of his body paralyzed. To himself? Van Weyden only finds comradery with one man aboard the ship, Louis, who doubts Larsen's judgment as a captain and fears for the crew's safety.

That time he at the first time saw Wolf Larsen truly frightened. Several, at least seven men, take part in the mutiny and attack Larsen. Van Wyden stabs Larsen in the shoulder; after that the captain proceeds to have a seizure. Being interested in someone capable of intellectual disputes, he somewhat takes care of Van Weyden, whom he calls 'Hump', while forcing him to become a cabin boy, do menial work, and learn to fight to protect himself from a brutal crew.

His eyes were wide and staring, and he was trembling violently. Watch out! Then the gag swung to the side with an abrupt swiftness, the great sail boomed like a cannon, and the three rows of reef-points slatted against the canvas like a volley of rifles.

Who values it? He spoke enthusiastically, with the love for a fine craft such as some men feel for horses. Wolf kidnapped several of Death's crew and forced them into servitude to fill his own ranks, lost previously during a storm. He took advantage of every opportunity that came his way, and has reached the pinnacle of his career path…captain of a small ship, commanding a score or so of men.

Best part of story, including ending: I like books that feature unhinged captains in the vein of Ahab, for instance. The story shifts about two-thirds of the way in with the appearance of more castaways, including Maud Brewster.

By the will of destiny, on this island, blinded by a brain tumor, Captain Larsen discovers a rich rookery of seals, which he sought all his life.

Miss Brewster and van Weyden, unable to bring themselves to leave him to rot, care for him.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, word frequencies, etc.).

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