Jack London is an iconic American writer, social activist, mostly known as the author of adventure fiction. Many of his literary works, including novels and short stories, based on his own life experience and they have inspired numerous authors' works, and adaptations for television and film.
“Burning Daylight” is a novel, published in 1910. The main character is an adventurer nicknamed "Burning Daylight" who goes to Alaska and lays the foundations of his fortune before the gold hunters arrived. The story of the successful entrepreneur of the Alaskan Gold Rush was partially based upon the life of Oakland entrepreneur "Borax" Smith. This novel was one of the best-selling books of the time, so it is absolutely must-read for every fan of London’s work. Enjoy the reading.