The Red One
by Jack London, Published in 1918
Savage cannibal head-hunters, a disease infested jungle, and the legacy of ancient astronauts. From start to finish this science-fiction action adventure, one of Jack London’s last and best, never lets up.
What was that amazing otherworldly sound? Bassett, a specimen hunting naturalist, is overwhelmed and obsessed with finding its source. Into the jungle of Guadalcanal he plunges, undeterred by fierce cannibals, headhunters, deadly tropical diseases, and a romantic savage. Relentlessly onward he fights his way, until many weeks later, sick and dying, he finally comes face to face with, and learns the incredible secret of, The Red One.