Year of publication: 1903
THE CALL OF THE WILD Chapter I. Into the Primitive Old longings nomadic leap, Chafing at customs chain Again from its brumal sleep Wakens the ferine strain. Buck did not read the newspapers, or he would have known that trouble was brewing, not alone for himself, but for every tide-water dog, strong of muscle and with warm, long hair, from Puget Sound to San Diego. Because men, groping in the Arctic darkness, had found a yellow metal, and because steamship and transportation companies were ...
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Year of publication: 0
THE THIEF by Aine Crabtree Prologue Jul A cab horn blared close behind me as I splashed through a puddle onto the sidewalk. I glanced fearfully back at the vehicle through the drizzle, clutching my umbrella and my sack of Chinese food. The back wheel hit the puddle and a cascade of dirty water drenched my lower half. The cab zipped around the corner and was gone. New York always knew how to make you feel loved. I walked quickly up the sidewalk, feeling the runoff puddling in my boots, soaking ...
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