Buck is a 140-pound dog, a mix of St. Bernard and sheepdog, and lives in Santa Clara Valley with his owner, Judge Miller. However, Buck’s happy and comfortable life comes to an end when he is kidnapped from Miller’s estate and forced to pull sleds in the Klondike region of Canada. The poor dog does not want to obey his new owner and as a result he is beaten and tortured. After Buck arrives in the cold North, he meets another dog named Curly, that is mercilessly killed by a pack of huskies.
Who kidnapped Buck and how could Miller let this happen? Will Buck learn to obey his new master or will he try to escape? Can he survive the hard life int he Klondike? Find all the answers in Jack London’s adventure novel ”The Call of the Wild” from 1903.
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Jack London (1876–1916) was an American writer and social activist. He grew up in the working class but became a worldwide celebrity and one of the highest paid authors of his time. He wrote several novels, which are considered classics today, among these ”Call of the Wild”, ”Sea Wolf” and ”White Fang”.