The Call of the WildJack London

The Call of the Wild

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The Call of the Wild by Jack London Book Summary

Living the lazy and luxurious life of a pet, Buck could not know that gold was discovered in Alaska, nor that this discovery would forever change his life. Stolen from his master and sold for a quick profit, Buck is shipped up to the Arctic to live among the hardened ranks of the sled dogs, led by the short-tempered and violent alpha Spitz. Fighting to survive against an unforgiving climate and pack rivalries, Buck slowly leaves his domesticated life behind and embraces the wild.

The Call of the Wild (Jack London) Book Reviews

Really confusingI'm reading this for school and this is really confusing.Score: 1/5

Overlooked, but a classic nonetheless!A timeless classic that tells, without a flit of exaggeration, of the power of a dog's instinct, it's closeness to rational thought, and the depth of their feelings..Score: 5/5

GreatVery good book. Sad that one dog had to go through all this, still a very good read.Score: 5/5

Call of the wildThis was a pretty dang good book I must say. The authors use of words was grand. The only part I don't really much care for was how lots of it took place in Canada. I'm an American not a Canadian man..Score: 3/5

It’s okayThis book is kind of brutal, but I think it is good. Not for anyone under thirteen though..Score: 3/5

GoodI had this book in middle school, its a very good book but a little sad.Score: 5/5

Amazing bookThis book is amazing. It has so many details and I cannot think of anything to add. However, it probably isn’t a good idea to read if you don’t really like death, blood, and savageness. But otherwise I reccomend you read it!.Score: 5/5

Not easy to readThis is book was very out of order and very confusing, I am doing a book report on this, i had to read it twice at the last minute. (Not literally) A bit sad though.Score: 2/5

It may be a sad beginning but it's for the good great book very touchingThis book has a sad beginning when buck get captured but then becomes a proud sled dog and becomes and has even a differnt life after that which is yours to find out. This book is well righten and very touching it is wearth reading..Score: 5/5

The call of the wildIt was good but I am 9 years old and 3rd grade the 2cd smartest in the grade but I didn't get a word it said so if you're young don not read this book.Score: 3/5

Awesome! 😀This book was awesome. I really enjoyed reading it! It was full of adventure and excitement.Score: 5/5

Ok....This book I would recommend for teens and up for it's brutality and humor. A good book to read and there are more to this book, it's a series. I enjoyed it, they made the right choice making this free. There are slot of characters in this book but the Main. Character is Buck, I read this for homework and I would recommend this on your spare time..Score: 3/5

GreatThis is a great book!.Score: 5/5

What?Confusing so confusing.Score: 3/5

👍🏻Great book, you should all read it!.Score: 5/5

Call of the wildI thought it was a very good book. It had some sad parts but I thought it was Kool at the end where Buck packed up with the wolves and they made him their leader..Score: 5/5

Great ReadGreat book to read, enjoyed it thoroughly.Score: 5/5

So good! Hard to put down!I read this book I'm elementary school and loved it!! It's a great classic for younger children as well as adults!.Score: 5/5

A beautifully-written classicRead this with my older children for school. We loved it! Buck’s story is sad, inspiring, and ultimately triumphant..Score: 5/5

This book trash this book doo dooWhat do you mean brother what are you talking about. this game trash. COME HERE BOYYY> GIVE ME THEM TOES. 360 OOGGA BOOGA BOOGA..Score: 1/5

I read this book in schoolThe book can be a bit confusing for younger readers who can't really understand what is happening but I really enjoyed it. You have to have a little history and dog/wolf understanding to fully understand the book which is why it's a book used for school by the way. Anyway I'm glad we read it this book is not like normal school books it's very entertaining..Score: 5/5

AMAZINGThis book is the best book that I have read so far in school. I would recommend this book to anyone in the 7th grade or higher because on the intense vocabulary words and use of higher context and difficult symbolism. As an animal person, I thought this book was sad, happy, scary, and about any other adjective you can think of, this book has it because of the way the animals are treated and described. I truly hope more people will consider in reading this classic!.Score: 5/5

Classic GreatnessThe prose are so definitive and articulate. The story is mesmerizing to the point of not wanting to lay the book down. Oh Jack London, how the world misses your talents!.Score: 5/5

I love this book!The very first time I read this book I was 7. I've been in love with it ever since! I have read it like 13 times!.Score: 5/5

SatisfyingLike the brevity of this book- could not think of anything the author could have left out. So neat and clean and crisp..Score: 5/5

Awsome!!!I liked this book!!! But is kinda sad tho:(.Score: 5/5

Best Book EverThis was my choice of a summer reading book. I really liked it a lot because it was a very well written book. I hope every other person that reads this book likes it as much as me..Score: 4/5

Call of the wildShould be read by everyone..Score: 5/5

Bad bookThis book made no sense at all some words were like dat what is that and why is there so much dying. it is not a good book at all.Score: 1/5

Good bookIt is a great read, great for wasting your time. It is still a Greta book. It is rather sad at the end. I would recommend this book to teens that enjoyed "Where the Red Fern Grows" and/or "Old Yeller." I also recommend "White Fang.".Score: 5/5

I’m the most interesting reviewerHorrible...Didn’t even read it...I’m going to give it Five Stars! :p.Score: 5/5

New ReaderLoved it. Read it in six grade, pulled it out for a refresher..Score: 5/5

EwwwwwwwwTHIS IS ONE OF THE WORST BOOKS I HAVE EVER READ!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! IT WAS HORRABLE!!!!!! UNLESS U ENJOY ANIMAL ABUSE...DONT READ THIS TRAIN WRECK!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! IT SUCKED!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!.Score: 1/5

BoooHate this book! Sooo boring!.Score: 1/5

So badCouldn’t understand the story pointless book way to much death and blood. The good reviews don’t even give proof why it is good I mean you need proof and facts to know how good the book is. In conclusion this book has no point in buying except for your middle school book report. No value, bad buy, bad book..Score: 1/5

CotWStunning and dramatic.Score: 2/5

Oldie but a goodie!My dad had this book as a child, I always wanted to read it but. Ever took the time. When I saw it was free I had to read it. Boy I never expected it to be so good. Very well written, could be read by a younger reader too. I just can't get over how good it was..Score: 5/5

Overly discriptive, poorly written.This book doesn’t know what it wants to be. On one hand, it’s lighthearted and enjoyable to read, but on the other hand, the book never leads to a resolution. Instead, it’s filled with countless adjectives and random missplaced words. Do not read. 0/10..Score: 1/5

MediocreThe Call of the Wild is a low quality and unentertaining piece of literature. I truly and deeply regret spending four hours of my life reading this. The only parts that were relatively decent were the descriptions of the call from the forest and Buck’s connection with John. Now, I do have to say, this book brought me to tears on multiple occasions. However, not for the emotion and brilliance of the writing, but because every page was so dreadful, it was physically painful to read. I kept hoping that the next chapter would bring something better, but this was a slap in the face. Though it is original to tell a story from the point of view of a dog, concepts in the books were unnecessarily repeated, just bringing me to a place of deeper, utter boredom. I am completely honest when I say I would’ve rather banged by head against a wall than read this book. Well, I mean, every chapter break I was pretty much already doing this. My advice to you, is that if your reading this for fun, you might as well stop right here as you won’t find fun in this embarrassment of a novel. And if your reading this for school, do yourself a favor and get Cliff Notes, an audiobook, and some antidepressants, because I can assure you, you’ll need it. Good luck..Score: 1/5

Hail, Buck, King of Wolves!This book left me speechless, and quite literally. The writing, plot, and characters made for a rich story. I think the pinnacle of the story was Buck's evolution from simple house dog, to a dog, feared by the natives. But would be a glorious sight, a King of Wolves..Score: 5/5

I watched the movie!I loved the book.Score: 5/5

The call of the wildLoved it read book in about four hours. Will defiantly read again.Score: 5/5

All u haters better watch the movieHave u watched it yet?.Score: 5/5

Great book - some strange partsThis was, overall, a great book. I liked how descriptive it was about Buck, the main character’s point of view. I don’t often see that in books. However, it was quite gory and violent, so I wouldn’t recommend it to people who feel unease at that subject. If you don’t mind that sort of thing and like to read about animals dominating, I would tell you to read this. Note- It might be better to read this if you are over 12. It has some strange wording that’s weird to read about..Score: 4/5

Great!This book was a little boring in the middle, but the beginning and end were great! It keeps you on your toes. The ending is a little sad, and the main character gets stolen (A dog) so that was a little sad too. But overall, a great book!.Score: 4/5

TrashThis was one of the worst books I’ve ever read!.Score: 1/5

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Black Beauty with dogsA rather interesting and quick read. If you have read and enjoyed Black Beauty you’ll certainly like Call of the Wild..Score: 4/5

Good bookThe book is very interesting and I would read it again.Score: 5/5

Good book but don't download this version. Download the one with the day written jan 1 1912Bad grammer.Score: 1/5

GreatThe book is good but sometimes I don’t know what is happening.Score: 5/5

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I love this bookI am a amazed at this book I love it not like love it is packed full of adventure,:D!.Score: 5/5

A timeless literary classicCall of the Wild is a enduring classic adventure which shows the brutality and beauty of nature through the eyes of its protagonist, Buck, a dog who has his life uprooted when he is taken from his sleepy and peaceful life in California and is sent to the harsh and rugged wilderness of Alaska during the time of the Gold Rush in the 1890’s where he must learn to adapt and awaken ancient instincts in order to survive..Score: 5/5

AmazingI love the adventure and plot twists in this book and would definitely recommend this book..Score: 4/5

A classicThis book is one I was long overdue reading and can recommend it for both young and old..Score: 4/5

Love this bookI read the paper version and I loved it!! The book is so good and has such a good plot. It made me laugh and cry... :(.Score: 5/5

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