The Red One

The Red One

by Jack London (Author)

The red one by Jack London. The story is told from the perspective of a scientist called Bassett, who is on an expedition in the jungle of Guadalcanal to collect butterflies. The "Red One" of the title refers to a giant red sphere, of apparently extraterrestrial origin, that the headhunting natives worship as their god and to which they perform human sacrifices. Bassett becomes obsessed with the Red One and in the end is sacrificed himself.

Book Details

Publication Date
May 04, 2020
Publisher
Collection
ISBN
9788835821083
File size
781 KB