To Build a Fire



To Build A Fire Is One Of Jack London S Most Beloved Short Stories A Heartbreaking Tale Set In The Vast Wintry Landscape Of The North, It Endures As One Of The Greatest Adventures Ever Written.To Build a Fire

Is a well-known author, some of his books are a fascination for readers like in the To Build a Fire book, this is one of the most wanted Jack London author readers around the world.

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  • Paperback
  • 32 pages
  • To Build a Fire
  • Jack London
  • English
  • 20 March 2018
  • 0968709184

10 thoughts on “To Build a Fire

  1. says:

    The trouble with him was that he was without imagination He was quick and alert in the things of life, but only in the things, and not in the significances Fifty degrees below zero meant eighty odd degrees of frost Such fact impressed him as being cold and uncomfortable, and that was all It did not lead him to meditate upon his frailty as a creature of te...

  2. says:

    Well, despite the oppressive heat and humidity in western New York yesterday, this little story by Jack London managed to give me the chills London is a master at recreating the sights, sounds and feelings of the harsh elements of the north I seriously got up and made a cup of hot coffee in the late afternoon while reading about a man s treacherous trek along the Yukon trail With temperatures plummeting to seventy five degrees below zero, the solitary man traipses along with just one dog as c Well, despite the oppressive heat and humidity in western New York yesterday, this little story by Jack London managed to give me the chills London is a master at recreating the sights, sounds and feelings of the harsh elements of the north I seriously got up and made a cup of hot coffee in the late afternoon while reading about a man s treacherous trek along the Yukon trail With temperatures plummeting to seventy five degrees below zero, the solitary man traipses along with just one dog as companion Undeterred by the warnings from an old timer, the man is convinced he is smart enough and hardy enough to make a go on his own in order to meet up with the rest of the boys at Henderson Creek It seems the dog, who simply views the man as food and fire provider, has the better instincts of the two Conditions worsen and the man finds himself in grave danger Will his own instincts and survival skills be enough to combat the perils of nature Recommended for those that enjoy short stori...

  3. says:

    How can one not give this story full 5 stars When I read it I did not know who the writer was I have never read such a powerful story before.On the surface it is the story of a man who fails to reach the camp and as a consequence freezes to death Though he is strapping and able bodied, he is not familiar with the power of cold and what it can do to frail human body Too much caution against snow and extremely low temperatures does not pose any real challenge to a masculine man like him This How can one not give this story full 5 stars When I read it I did not know who the writer was I have never read such a powerful story before.On the surface it is the s...

  4. says:

    A most imaginative cover of Jack London s book.WHEN the going gets rough, the tough get going Man can prove himself to be real tough when the odds are stacked against him But can man really fight against nature, especially extreme weather I had read Jack London s The Call of the Wild last year and thoroughly enjoyed myself Today I read his short story To Build A Fire and enjoyed myself as much In the story the protagonist is shown walking across the frozen Yukon towards the old camp at H A most imaginative cover of Jack London s book.WHEN the going gets rough, the tough get going Man can prove himself to be real tough when the odds are stacked against him But can man really fight against nature, especially extreme weather I had read Jack London s The Call of the Wild last year and thoroughly enjoyed myself Today I read his short story To Build A Fire and enjoyed myself as much In the story the protagonist is shown walking across the frozen Yukon towards the old camp at Henderson Creek He thinks about reaching the camp around 6 on the same evening He is accompanied by a big native dog or rather a gray wolf dog There is no sun in the sky In fact, it has been days since he has last seen the sun He would be floating log...

  5. says:

    Wow I haven t read this since I was in middle school It was the next step from Jim Kjelgaard s dog stories It s an overcast 79 degrees F outside, and I m cold just reading the story.https americanenglish.state.gov filhttps www.artofmanliness.com 2017 0Jim Kjelgaard

  6. says:

    The trouble with him was that he was without imagination He was quick and alert in the things of life, but only in the things, and not in the significances Fifty degrees below zero meant eighty odd degrees of frost Such fact impressed him as being cold and uncomfortable, and that was all It did not lead him to meditate upon his frailty as a creature of temperature, and upon man s frailty in general, able only to live within certain narrow limits of heat and cold and from there on it did n The trouble with him was that he was without imagination He was quick and alert in the things of life, but only in the things, and not in the significances Fifty degrees below zero meant eighty odd degrees of frost Such fact impressed him as being cold and uncomfortable, and that was all It did not lead him to meditate upon his frailty as a creature of temperature, and upon man s frailty in general, able only to live within certain narrow limits of heat and cold and from there on it did not lead him to the conjectural field of immortality and man s place in the universe I read this because I happened to have Chaboute s comics adaptation home, and we are in near blizzard conditions, a huge snowstorm with several inches of snow, and near zero temperatures Ihaven t read it in years, but it was chilling in so many ways to read It s a masterpiece You can read it fr...

  7. says:

    It s easy to see how this is considered one of the great short stories in literature London s ability to describe the setting and the conditions of the Great North is second to none This story is so descriptive of what can happen to someone ill prepared to deal with severe conditions, like 75 d...

  8. says:

    Duane. and the Stephanie.both inspired me with their reviews here on Goodreads.I immediately paid my 99 cents, Kindle treasure addiction.and downloaded Jack London s short story about building a fire I was in the mood to read a little John Steinbeck todayso this short story was perfect Paul and I are Survivor fans the TV show , and every season, there are players who can t start a fire Paul and I always talk about how you d think , after sooooo many seasons of the show, it s Duane. and the Stephanie.both inspired me with their reviews here on Goodreads.I immediately paid my 99 cents, Kindle treasure addiction.and downloaded Jack London s short story about building a fire I was in the mood to read a little John Steinbeck todayso this short story was perfect Paul and I are Survivor fans the TV show , and every season, there are players who can t start a fire Paul and I always talk about how you d think , after sooooo many seasons of the show, it s the first thing each player would master before going on l...

  9. says:

    To Build a Fire is one of the stories that made me want to be a writer I remember hearing a radio version of this when I was young, long before I ever read it My Dad and I were on a camping trip in one of the provincial parks, and he d brought along a little transistor radio In the dark of our tent we picked up a radio station that played old radio shows, and that night the story was To Build a Fire It was wonderful to listen to it in that setting The old crackly radio hummed, the static mi To Build a Fire is one of the stories that made me want to be a writer I remember hearing a radio version of this when I was young, long before I ever read it My Dad and I were on a camping trip in one of the provincial parks, and he d brought along a little transistor radio In the dark of our tent we picked up a radio station that played old radio shows, and that night the story was To Build a Fire It was wonderful to listen to it in that setting The old crackly radio hummed, the static mixed with the Yukon wind sound effects, the dog barked, the man talked to himself while he tried to get his fire lit, and all the while our canvas tent creaked in the warm night It ...

  10. says:

    Required reading for American literature seminar Impressively shocking 5 stars

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