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Lost Face (and Other Stories)

by Jack London

It includes a total of eight short stories that revolve around themes of survival, adventure, and the human psyche. The collection was first published in 1910 and is considered to be one of London's best works of fiction. The stories in "Lost Face (and Other Stories)" explore the depths of human nature, delving into the inner workings of the human mind and the struggles of the human spirit. From tales of survival in the harsh wilderness of the Yukon to stories of love and betrayal, the collection covers a wide range of themes and emotions. One of the most notable stories in the collection is "Lost Face," which follows the journey of a man who finds himself stranded in the wilderness after a dog sled accident. The story delves into the psyche of the protagonist as he struggles to survive in the harsh environment and confronts the realities of life and death. Another notable story in the collection is "Trust," which explores the themes of love and betrayal. The story follows a man who is forced to make a difficult decision between love and loyalty, and the consequences that follow. Overall, "Lost Face (and Other Stories)" is a captivating collection of short stories that showcases Jack London's talent for storytelling and his deep understanding of the human condition. It remains a popular work of fiction to this day and is widely considered to be one of the best collections of short stories in American literature.

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Language

English

Original Language

English

Published In

1910

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Jack London

United States

John Griffith London was an American novelist, journalist, and social activist. A pioneer of commercial fiction and American magazines, he was one of the first American authors to become an internatio...

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