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The Call of the Wild - Community Reviews back

by Jack London
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Chris Blocker
Chris Blocker rated it 3 months ago
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...
The Caffeinated Bibliophile
The Caffeinated Bibliophile rated it 2 years ago
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...
Wanda's Book Reviews
Wanda's Book Reviews rated it 2 years ago
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, p...
bestwineforlast
bestwineforlast rated it 3 years ago
Really good-- one of the classics
Obsidian Blue
Obsidian Blue rated it 3 years ago
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 ...
Saph1re's Synopsis
Saph1re's Synopsis rated it 3 years ago
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...
M's blog.
M's blog. rated it 4 years ago
Everyone seems to love to this book. Meh, I thought it was okay. It seems extremely boring for most part. However, what I like about this is that the author has successfully write a very meaningful story about self - realisation? and loyalty, how Buck was unable to fully commit his life to nature, ...
Book Ramblings
Book Ramblings rated it 4 years ago
Novels narrated from a dog’s point of view are rarities. I distinctly remember reading two, [b:Fluke|459822|Fluke|James Herbert|https://d.gr-assets.com/books/1406784508s/459822.jpg|448311] by the late great James Herbert, and [b:Cujo|10603|Cujo|Stephen King|https://d.gr-assets.com/books/1394208144s/...
jbarrett5 book reviews, etc
jbarrett5 book reviews, etc rated it 4 years ago
The Call of the Wild by Jack LondonHad read this in high school and trying to get my husband into reading and he had read White Fang so thought he'd enjoy this one.Figured we could read along with one another, out loud. Well ok we each read it at our own pace.Story is about Buck, a dog that is sold ...
Bücher unter dem Mond
Bücher unter dem Mond rated it 5 years ago
It's a greatttttttt book!!!!!!!!!!!! I love Buck!!!!!!!!!!!! :)
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