The Call of the Wild
First published in 1903, The Call of the Wild is regarded as Jack London's masterpiece. Based on London's experiences as a gold prospector in the Canadian wilderness and his ideas about nature and the struggle for existence, The Call of the Wild is a tale about unbreakable spirit and the fight... show more
First published in 1903, The Call of the Wild is regarded as Jack London's masterpiece. Based on London's experiences as a gold prospector in the Canadian wilderness and his ideas about nature and the struggle for existence, The Call of the Wild is a tale about unbreakable spirit and the fight for survival in the frozen Alaskan Klondike.
Publish date: October 10th 2012
Publisher: Simon & Brown
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...