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Short Story Collection - The Adventures in Far-Off Places

Jack London

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Description:

At the turn of the century, the short story form gained enormous popularity. As readers looked for diversion and entertainment, they found the attraction of a good tale irresistible—especially when the action was packed into a few pages instead of a hundred. Here are three timeless stories that will whisk you into exotic lands and unforgettable adventures. Against the frozen Alaskan landscape of To Build a Fire, a miner struggles to survive the splintering whiteness of sub-zero temperatures. Isle of Voices captures the Hawaii of old, where magic transports a young man to an island of powerful spirits. Rikki-Tikki-Tavi pits a mongoose against a cobra in the steamy beauty of an Indian garden. Recorded Books’ award-winning narrators turn these three adventure stories into absorbing audio productions. Listen as their dramatic performances bring out the full richness of far-off lands and breathtaking challenges.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Robert Louis Stevenson, Rudyard Kipling, Frank Muller

Length:

1h 48m


Chapters

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05:00

Introduction
Introduction

00:22


Chapter 1
Chapter 1

05:14


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

22:58


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

14:39


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

16:50


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

48:07