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Read online The Call of the Wild.pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC The Call of the Wild Taken from the warmth of the Santa Clara Valley to work as a sled dog in the frozen Yukon during the Gold Rush Buck is forced to rediscover his natural instincts He and the other dogs are brutalized and beaten but Buck is saved from this cruelty by John Thornton in whose care he learns how to be loved Buck has now learned the art of survival so that when he is free to return to the wild he is feared respected and truly fit for leadership by Jack London, William Hootkins

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The Call of the Wild
Title:The Call of the Wild
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Category:Classics, Young adult, Animals, Historical fiction
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To Build a Fire and Other Stories, The Iron Heel, The Star Rover, White Fang, The Call of the Wild, The Call of the Wild, White Fang and Other Stories, The Call of the Wild/White Fang, To Build a Fire, The Sea Wolf, Martin Eden
Of all Jack London s fictions none has been as popular as his dog stories In addition to The Call of the Wild the epic tale of a Californian dog s adventures during the Klondike gold rush this edition includes White Fang and five famous short stories B tard Moon Face Brown Wolf That Spot and To Build a Fire, The semiautobiographical em Martin Eden em is the most vital and original character Jack London ever created Set in San Francisco this is the story of Martin Eden an impoverished seaman who pursues obsessively and aggressively dreams of education and literary fame London dissatisfied with the rewards of his own success intended Martin Eden as an attack on individualism and a criticism of ambition however much of its status as a classic has been conferred by admirers of its ambitious protagonist br br Andrew Sinclair s wide ranging introduction discusses the conflict between London s support of socialism and his powerful self will Sinclair also explores the parallels and divergences between the life of Martin Eden and that of his creator focusing on London s mental depressions and how they affected his depiction of Eden, A dystopian novel about the terrible oppressions of an American oligarchy at the beginning of the Twentieth Century and the struggles of a socialist revolutionary movement, The novel begins when Van Weyden is swept overboard into San Francisco Bay and plucked from the sea by Larsen s seal hunting vessel the Ghost This ship s evil captain Wolf Larsen The Sea Wolf is a murderous tyrant who uses his superhuman strength to torture and destroy his brilliant mind to invent sick games and his relentless will to control his mutinous crew Pressed into service as a cabin boy by the ruthless captain Van Weyden becomes an unwilling participant in a brutal shipboard drama Larsen s increasingly violent abuse of the crew fuels a mounting tension that ultimately boils into mutiny shipwreck and a desperate confrontation