The Call of the Wild/White Fang
Publish date: July 14th 2006
Publisher: Ann Arbor Media
Pages no: 292
Edition language: English
Wow! I went through so many emotions while listening to this audiobook. I was outraged at the abuse that occurred throughout. I was excited by the perseverance of the animals. I was saddened with each death. I was elated when freedom reigned. I now know why this is such an acclaimed classic story. I...
I've read a good number of books with protagonists as dogs, but only in these two books I can really see the world from a dog's point of view. True, the stories are violent, but that goes with the setup of the north. But the details are so realistic, and growth so credible. I really had the impres...
It is interesting to compare and contrast these books. White Fang has a wild dog brought gradually into civilization and tameness. The Call of the Wild has a tame dog gradually regress into wildness, finally joining a wolf pack. I perhaps feel more sympathy for the escape from civilization made b...