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  • The Sea Wolf

  • By: Jack London
  • Narrated by: Dick Hill
  • Length: 10 hrs and 47 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 84
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 52
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 53

Humphrey Van Weyden finds himself the captive voyager aboard the Ghost, captained by the brutal and barbaric Wolf Larsen. The desperate character of Van Weyden's voyage is defined by the fact that he is out of his element, in unimaginable peril, and the slave of this cynical and wild soul, Larsen. Almost immediately, the slave plots his freedom - and must confront the weakness in his soul, mind and body.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Intense reading

  • By THoward on 12-27-09

Stirring the Soul

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 07-12-12

What made the experience of listening to The Sea Wolf the most enjoyable?

Hill makes each of the characters come alive in a unique way

What did you like best about this story?

London's conception of a soul struggling with soulessness

What about Dick Hill’s performance did you like?

Magnificent!

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

Wouldn't be easy to listen to in one sitting, but hard to put down

Any additional comments?

One of the most deftly crafted tales of all time.

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