The Call of the Wild
Buck, a sturdy crossbreed canine (half St. Bernard, half Shepard), is a dog born to luxury and raised in a sheltered Californian home. But then he is kidnapped and sold to be a sled dog in the harsh and frozen Yukon Territory. Passed from master to master, Buck embarks on an extraordinary... show more
Buck, a sturdy crossbreed canine (half St. Bernard, half Shepard), is a dog born to luxury and raised in a sheltered Californian home. But then he is kidnapped and sold to be a sled dog in the harsh and frozen Yukon Territory. Passed from master to master, Buck embarks on an extraordinary journey, proving his unbreakable spirit...First published in 1903, The Call of the Wi
Publisher: Rupa Publications Pvt India Ltd
Pages no: 94
Edition language: English
, Read For School
, Classic Literature
When I see a dog turn a phrase far better than I can and wax philosophical about matters I've barely pondered, I can't help but think that modern public schooling has failed me. Buck, protagonist of The Call of the Wild, is one smart dog. He's smarter than me. Just think of what a cat could create.I...
Myślałam, że będzie to opowieść lekka, podobna do "Był sobie pies" czy "Mój przyjaciel Hachiko". Lecz się pomyliłam. "Zew krwi" choć niewielka, jest ciężka i to nawet nie pod względem czytania (lekko się ją czyta), lecz bardziej pod względem myślenia, bo ta książka wymaga przemyślenia. Głównym boh...
The story of Buck, a St. Bernard/Shepherd cross family pet, stolen and subsequently sold to become a sled dog in the harsh environments of the Alaskan wild. Passed from owner to owner, Buck soon learns that the only way to survive is to use his sheer size to overpower any would be attackers and sho...
Once again, I read The Call of the Wild because Jack London is on a list of authors who was born in January. I am doing this birthday challenge from The Dead Writers Society Literary Birthday Challenge. For such a short story, this packs a huge emotional punch. Told in the third person, we follow a ...
This is my first attempt at listening to an audiobook. The plan is to listen to audiobooks when I go for walks, in an attempt to get me out walking more. We'll see if it actually works.The Call of the Wild was a very emotive, sad, brutal read, yet sometimes hopeful. I’m pleased I read this, but it h...