Dover Thrift Editions: The Sea-Wolf by Jack London (1999, Paperback)
A thrilling epic of a sea voyage and a complex novel of ideas, The Sea-Wolf is a standard-bearer of its genre. It is the vivid story of a gentleman scholar, Humphrey Van Weyden, who is rescued by a se...
Pros: action scenes (fights and storms)
Cons: romance, deux ex machina devices, talkiness