“Dutch Courage And Other Stories” is a 1924 collection of short stories by Jack London. This volume will appeal to lovers of the short story form and is not to be missed by fans and collectors of London’s marvellous work. John Griffith London (1876 – 1916), commonly known as Jack London, was an American journalist, social activist, and novelist. He was an early pioneer of commercial magazine fiction, becoming one of the first globally-famous celebrity writers who were able to earn a large amount of money from their writing. London is famous for his contributions to early science fiction and also notably belonged to “The Crowd”, a literary group an Francisco known for its radical members and ideas. Other notable works by this author include: “Martin Eden” (1909), “The Kempton-Wace Letters” (1903), and “The Call of the Wild” (1903). The stories include: “Dutch Courage”, “Typhoon off the Coast of Japan”, “The Lost Poacher”, “The Banks of the Sacramento”, “Chris Farrington: Able Seaman”, “Bald-Face”, “In Yeddo Bay”, “Whose Business is to Live”, etc. Many vintage books such as this are increasingly scarce and expensive. We are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern, high-quality edition complete with a specially-commissioned new biography of the author.