The Call of the Wild (StoneHenge Classics) by Jack London

The Call of the Wild (StoneHenge Classics)

byJack London

Kobo ebook | December 22, 2015

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"No other popular writer of his time did any better writing than you will find in Call of the Wild." 
—H.L. Menken 

"If nothing else makes Mr. London's book popular, it ought to be rendered so by the complete way in which it will satisfy the love of dog fights apparently inherent in every man." 
— The New York Times 

"…untouched by bookishness... The making and the achievement of such a hero [Buck] constitute, not a pretty story at all, but a very powerful one." 
— The Atlantic Monthly 

A gripping, fast-paced tale of adventure, The Call of the Wild focuses on Buck, a pampered sheepdog stolen from a California ranch and endures a harrowing journey into the Yukon. He is sold to men who use dogs to pull sleds carrying mail to the gold prospectors in Alaska. 

In the course of this story, Buck tangles with other dogs, the forces of nature and packs of wolves. He must deal with human brutality and hardship but eventually claims his own nature as a wild creature after being cared for by a rough but kind man. 

This book is a riveting experience, written by a true master of literature. 

About The Author 

Jack London was born on January 12, 1876. By age 30 London was internationally famous for his books Call of the Wild (1903), The Sea Wolf (1904) and other literary and journalistic accomplishments. Though he wrote passionately about the great questions of life and death and the struggle to survive with dignity and integrity, he also sought peace and quiet inspiration. His stories of high adventure were based on his own experiences at sea, in the Yukon Territory, and in the fields and factories of California. His writings appealed to millions worldwide. 

About the Publisher 

Authors Jacob Nordby and Aaron Patterson founded Stonehenge Classics to restore timeless classics for the digital age and provide modern readers with new reasons to rediscover books that connect us to our past treasures of truth, beauty, and wisdom. 

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Dracula – Bram Stoker 
A Tale of Two Cities – Charles Dickens 
The Legend of Sleepy Hollow – Washington Irving 
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland – Lewis Carroll 
The Picture of Dorian Gray – Oscar Wilde 
The War of the Worlds – H.G. Wells 
and many others...

Title:The Call of the Wild (StoneHenge Classics)Format:Kobo ebookPublished:December 22, 2015Publisher:Stonehenge ClassicsLanguage:English

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