White Fang is part dog and part wolf, and the lone survivor of his family. In his lonely world, he soon learns to follow the harsh law of the North--kill or be killed. But nothing in White Fang's life can prepare him for the cruel owner who turns him into a vicious killer. Will White Fang ever know the kindness of a gentle master?
MeganE, January 1, 2013 (view all comments by MeganE)
I am on break from college, and I get to choose a book to read of MY choice for once. I am surfing around the web to find a book and suddenly, White Fang by Jack London "calls" to me. I cannot resist the Call. This book is so fantastic....I can't even imagine writing from the perspective of an animal rather than a human, and it's what sets London's writing apart from other authors. You truly feel like you are in the wilderness with his descriptions, but he manages not to overdo it. I also find myself so engrossed in the story that it is difficult to transition to normal human life when I must stop. It caused me to deeply think about how certain people's behavior today has so much to do with their upbringing, since White Fang's actions are largely influenced by his upbringing. Like I said, it's an amazing book and I recommend this book for everyone, adults and children (probably best for 13+).
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