BELL was for six years the director of the Geological Survey of New Zealand, and during his service there his duties and inclinations carried him into several of the most remote and least settled areas. A series of valuabk: memoirs on New Zealand geology has already testified to the enthusiasm and energy with which he threw himself into his work-In this volume he records his general reminiscences of his travels, and describes his numerous adventures by the flooded rivers, on the mountains, and in the bush, and narrates various incidents in the early history of the dominion.
He was greatly impressed by the rich variety in both the topography and geology of New Zealand, and was delighted with its superb scenery, which is illustrated by a well-selected collection of excellent photographs by the Government Tourist Department, and by a series of artistically coloured sketches by his companion, Mr. The Wilds of Maoriland. By Dr. Price 15 s. Download references.
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If you find something abusive or that does not comply with our terms or guidelines please flag it as inappropriate. Advanced search. Skip to main content. Abstract DR. References 1 The Wilds of Maoriland. Google Scholar Download references. Hearts of Three [Available from the Internet Archive] Originally intended as a film scenario, this plot is an improbably adventure story that can't help but bring to mind the "Lost Ark" films of decades later! The Iron Heel A futuristic tale of facist tyranny and socialist revolution considered a classic work of American radical literature.
Jerry of the Islands Jerry is a dog whose experiences reflect the cruelty and racism of colonial Melanesia. Strunsky wrote the letters of Dane Kempton, who presents a romantic view of love, disputed by London in the form of Herbert Wace. The Little Lady of the Big House A triangle romance provides the basis for a questioning of the meaning of masculinity, as well as an examination of agribusiness in California.
Martin Eden [A concordance and curriculum materials are available for this work ] Set in San Francisco, this is the story of Martin Eden, a seaman who pursues his dreams of education and literary fame. Michael, Brother of Jerry This story of brutality toward animals inspired a movement known as the Jack London Clubs, which were devoted to the cause of animal welfare and humane treatment.
The Mutiny of the Elsinore Written during a time of personal tragedy, this novel of sea life fails in either its story or doctrinaire intentions. The Sea-Wolf [A concordance and curriculum materials are available for this work] Chronicles the voyages of a ship run by the ruthless Wolf Larsen, among the greatest of London's characters, and spokesman for an extreme individualism London intended to critique.
The Star Rover The great transmigration novel inspired by the experiences of an ex-prisoner's acount of coping with "the Jacket," a form of torture at San Quentin. London was a lifelong supporter of humane prison practices. The Valley of the Moon The first part of this novel exposes the struggles of the working-class of London's day, while the latter part is an exploration of the California landscape, with Sonoma Valley providing the "perfect spot" for the wandering lovers.
White Fang [A concordance is available for this work] An initiation story concerning the taming of a wild dog in the Klondike. This novella explores life following a devastating plague that wipes out most of humanity.
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Though some scholars have viewed this book to be fiction, London himself claimed it was truthful. The People of the Abyss [A concordance is available for this work] Based on London's observations of the slums of London and illustrated with photographs taken by himself and others illustrated.