Synopses & Reviews
White Fang was three quarters wolf and struggling against the savage wilderness. After beatings and abuse by man, he was filled with rage. Only one man could save him/ Thrilling action, an intuitive feeling for animal life, and a sense of justice that often works itself out through violence are the characteristics of these five London stories, including the immortal Call of the Wild.
The tragic impact of conflict between the natural world and human civilization is the theme of two of London's most famous tales of the wilderness.
Jack London's adventurous nature, intuitive feeling for animal life, and superb storytelling skills give his tales a striking vitality and force. Thrilling action and a sense of justice characterize the classic stories in this collection. White Fang In the desolate, frozen wilds of northwest Canada, a lone wolf fights the heroic daily fight for life in the wild. But after he is captured and cruelly abused by men, he becomes a force of pure rage. Only one man sees inside the killer to his intelligence and nobility. But can his kindness touch White Fang? The Call of the Wild A bold-spirited dog named Buck is stripped from his comfortable life on a California estate and thrust into the rugged terrain of the Klondike. There he is made a sled dog and battles to become his team's leader, as well as the devoted servant of John Thornton, a man who shows him kindness amid the savage lawlessness of man and beast.
Jack Londons adventurous nature and his superb ability as a storyteller give these tales striking vitality and force. Thrilling action, an intuitive feeling for animal life, and a sense of justice that often works itself out through violence are the characteristics of the stories in this collection, which includes White Fang and The Call of the Wild and Other Stories.