The Call of the Wild and White Fang (Unabridged version)

eBook: The Call of the Wild and White Fang (Unabridged version)

Sprache - Englisch

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Über das eBook

This special edition includes two Jack London's novels in their original 1903 and 1906 unabridged version :

The Call of the Wild is a tale about unbreakable spirit and the struggle for existence. The central character is a domesticated sturdy cross breed canine named Buck, born to luxury and raised in a sheltered Californian home. Stolen from his home and sold into service as sled dog in Alaska, he reverts to a wild state. Buck is forced to fight in order to dominate other dogs in a harsh climate. Passed from master to master, Buck embarks on an extraordinary journey.

White Fang takes place in the desolate, frozen wilds of northwest Canada. White Fang, a part dog, part wolf cub finds himself the sole survivor of a litter of five. In his lonely world, he soon learned to follow the harsh law of the North - kill or be killed - and become a ferocious and magnificent creature. But nothing in his young life prepared him for the cruelty of the bully Beauty Smith, who buys White Fang from his Indian master and turns him into a vicious killer - a pit dog forced to fight for money. Much of the novel is written from the viewpoint White Fang, through whose experiences the author makes a parallel between the wilderness life among animals and the violent world of humans.

Über den Autor

Jack London (1876 -1916), was an American author, journalist, and social activist. These two masterpieces, set during the 1890s Klondike Gold Rush, are based on the author's experiences as a gold prospector in the Canadian wilderness. Their great popularity and success made a reputation for Jack London. Jack London's most popular novels include The Call of the Wild, White Fang, The Sea-Wolf, Martin Eden, To Build a Fire, The Iron Heel, The Star Rover, The Scarlet Plague, Before Adam, John Barleycorn, The People of the Abyss, and The Valley of the Moon.

Produkt Details

Verlag: Books on Demand

Genre: Sprache - Englisch

Sprache: English

Umfang: 388 Seiten

Größe: 471,5 KB

ISBN: 9782322089161