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  1. "A Raid on the Oyster Pirates"The Youth's Companion, v. 79 (March 16, 1905), 121-122. [TFP]

    London received $75 for this story on July 19, 1902.

  2. "The Siege of the 'Lancashire Queen"The Youth's Companion, v. 79 (March 30, 1905), 149-150. [TFP]

    London received $75 for this story on March 26, 1903.


  1. The Game — Serialized in Metropolitan Magazine, v. 22 (April 1905), 1-8; v. 22 (May 1905), 181-193; The Tatler (London), v. 16 (April 5, 1905), 12, 14; v. 16 (April 12, 1905), 52, 54; v. l6 (April 19, 1905), 92, 94; v. 16 (April 26, 1905), 132, 134.

    Book publication, New York: The Macmillan Co., June 1905. Critics condemned this novelette as trivial and unbelievable, and London, disproving the latter charge at least, sent them news clippings to prove that a boxer could smash in the back of his skull by falling to the mat from a hard blow. Furthermore, London said that the lightweight champion of the world, Jimmy Britt, liked the story "on account of its trueness to life." (Book of Jack London, II, 10-11.) This story was reprinted as "Savage Victory" in the March 30, 1930 issue of Empire News (New York).


  1. "Charley's Coup"The Youth's Companion, v. 79 (April 13, 1905), 173-174. [TFP]

    London received $75 for this story on March 26, 1903.

  2. "Demetrios Contos"The Youth's Companion, v. 79 (April 27,1905), 201-202. [TFP]

    London received $75 for this story on March 26, 1903.

  3. "Yellow Handerkerchief"The Youth's Companion, v. 79 (May 11, 1905), 225-226. [TFP]

    London received $75 for this story on March 26, 1903.


  1. Tales of the Fish Patrol — New York: The Macmillan Co., September, 1905. [TFP]


  1. "All Cold Cañon"The Century Magazine, v. 71 (November 1905), 117-127. [MF]

    London received $500 for this story.

  2. "The Sun Dog Trail"Harper's Monthly Magazine, v. 112 (December 1905), 83-91. [LL]

    This story was reprinted as "Piece of Life" in the March 1954 issue of Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine. London received $500 for it on June 7, 1905.

  3. "Love of Life"McClure's Magazine, v. 26 (December 1905), 144-158; Blackwood's Magazine (Edinburgh), v. 178 (December 1905), 765-780. [LL]

    The plagiarism issue touched off by the publication of this story is dealt with, among several sources, in Franklin Walker's Jack London and the Klondike, pp. 245-246. The story, which Lenin praised so highly, was based on the experiences of one Charles Bunn in 1900. Bunn's ordeal was written up by two journalists and appeared in McClure's Magazine the next year as "Lost in the Land of the Midnight Sun." London received $400 for this story.

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