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Jack Londonjan London (eng. Jack London; born John Griffith Chaney, John Griffith Chaney January 12, 1876 — November 22, 1916) was an American writer, socialist, social activist, best known as the author of adventurous stories and novels.
The beginning of his literary career is referred to 1893, Then he published his first essay, titled Typhoon off the coast of Japan. For this work he got his first award. Closely same fiction he became engaged only in 1899, when after returning from Alaska, wrote a series of stories about the Northern lands. These books, stories and novels brought him worldwide fame. Among the most famous are the White Fang, Three Hearts, call of the wild, etc. All his life he wrote over 40 books. In addition to its adventure works D. London has also written several fiction: Goliath, scarlet Plague, When the world was young and some others.
In the last years of his life he began to abuse alcohol, as it was suffering a creative crisis. He even had to go to the purchase of a plot for a new novel. For $ 78000 he bought it from another writer Sinclair Lewis. The novel was called “the Bureau of murders”, but to write it Jack London was never meant to be.
On 22 November 1916 at the age of 40, in the town of Glen Ellen, the famous writer who gave the world many amazing books that are still studied in schools of many countries, died from morphine poisoning. He was not a drug addict morphine was prescribed to him from kidney disease of uremia. His grave is located in a State Park Jack London (Jack London State Park, Glen Ellen).