For the Guardian, he named his top ten global adventure stories.
One title on the list:
South Sea Tales by Jack LondonRead about the other entries on the list.
As a child I was entranced by the sharks and volcanoes, the hula skirts and the cannibals of the South Pacific. Jack London's South Sea tales are full of desperate characters forced into heroism, told in a prose that is vigorous and poetic by turns. Two of the stories in this collection - The House of Mapui and The Seed of McCoy - are among the finest short stories in the language.