The Call of the Wild (London)

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The Call of the Wild  (1903) 
by Jack London
A novella by American writer Jack London. The plot concerns a domesticated dog whose primordial instincts return as he works as a sled dog. (Index)

Originally serialized in the Saturday Evening Post in 1903, and released in book form later that year, The Call of the Wild is Jack London's most widely read novel. The novel is largely told through the perspective of Buck, a St. Bernard-Scotch Collie, and takes place in the Yukon during the Klondike Gold Rush at the turn of the 20th century.

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“And beyond that fire … Buck could see many gleaming

coals, two by two, always two by two.”

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THE CALL

OF THE WILD

By

JACK LONDON


New York

THE MACMILLAN COMPANY

LONDON, MACMILLAN & CO., Ltd.

1903

All rights reserved


Decorated by CHAS. EDW. HOOPER


Copyright, 1903,

By JACK LONDON.


Set up, electrotyped, and published July, 1903.


Norwood Press

J.S. Cushing & Co. — Berwick & Smith Co.

Norwood, Mass., U.S.A.


CONTENTS
Chapter Page
I. Into the Primitive 13
II. The Law of Club and Fang 41
III. The Dominant Primordial Beast 65
IV. Who has won to Mastership 101
V. The Toil of Trace and Trail 121
VI. For the Love of a Man 159
VII. The Sounding of the Call 191