London, Jack: The Call of the Wild

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The Call of the Wild AUTHOR: Jack London TYPE: novel OTHER INFORMATIONS: The Call of the Wild is a novel which is composed of seven chapters. It is set in1897 and the following years in the south and the north of the United States of America. The book was first published in Canada by General Publishing Co. The story is written in prose. The story is written from an omniscient narrator who even know the feelings of the dog (the main character). SUBJECT: The book tells about a dog, called Buck, who is sold to people who dig for gold. There he becomes a sled dog. SYNOPSIS: Buck is a dog who´s father is a St. Bernard and who´s mother is a speherd, and he is a very strong and intelligent dog. He lives with a judge and and is at the same time a companion of the judge and his family and master of all the animals (especially of the dogs) who live in the judge´s house. Buck sees himself as a kind of aristocrat because he leads a very quiet and comfortable life. But one day a worker of the judge sells Buck because he needs money for gambling. This is the beginning of a new life for Buck who is sold to the north where gold was found and everybody needs dogs for pilling the sleds. At first Buck doesn´t understand what to do, so he gets beaten with a club. From that time on he is very afraid of clubs and does everything what his new owner want him ti do. He is bought by two men called Fracois an Perrault who treat their dogs quite fair. Buck works for a long time, but there are troubles ...

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