The Call of the Wild
If you love a good story, then look no further. Oxford Children's Classics bring together the most unforgettable stories ever told. They're books to treasure and return to again and again. Stolen from his life of luxury, Buck finds himself in the frozen Yukon Territory as part of a team of sledge... show more
If you love a good story, then look no further. Oxford Children's Classics bring together the most unforgettable stories ever told. They're books to treasure and return to again and again. Stolen from his life of luxury, Buck finds himself in the frozen Yukon Territory as part of a team of sledge dogs. Half-starved and cruelly treated, Buck must endure hardship beyond anything he's experienced before. And through it all, he hears the call of wild beckoning him - playing on his most primitive animal instincts.
Publish date: April 2nd 2009
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Pages no: 176
Edition language: English
, Read For School
, Classic Literature
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...
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...
Really good-- one of the classics
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 ...
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