The Call of the Wild (London)
|The Call of the Wild (1903)
Jack London. The plot concerns a domesticated dog whose primordial instincts return as he works as a sled dog. (Index)
a novella by American writer |
Published in 1903, The Call of the Wild is London's most read book and considered one of his best. Because the protagonist is a dog, it is often thought to be particularly suitable for children, but it is dark in tone and contains numerous scenes of cruelty and violence.