The Call of the Wild

The Call of the Wild Summary

In this novel (often mistakingly classified a children’s book) the main protagonist Buck, a St. Bernard/Collie mix, is abducted and sold to a trainer of sled dogs in Alaska. He adapts to the brutal conditions and is finally acquired by a loving man. When this new owner is killed, Buck follows the ‘call of the wild’ and joins a pack of wolves.

Book Reviews


Great book5 star

Really enjoyable.55


Back to basics.5 star

I remembered reading this book ages ago in high school and really enjoyed it the second time. I’m going to howl at the moon again.55


hated it.5 star

had to read this for school. overrated and so, so boring.55


Dragged Out in the Middle4 star

The middle of the book when he just finds himself with his abusive owners is a but drug out, but the rest of the book is amazing. Especially the last chapter. The end was phenomenal!45

Jarrod Roberts-ThePianoMan

About This Book5 star

I absolutely ❤️ this book and I ❤️ the movie with Harrison Ford. If you haven’t seen the movie with Harrison Ford, you really need to before you read this book. It will help you picture in your mind what every chapter is about.55


Great read5 star

Very detailed and a book about life changes55


Is this book messing with me?1 star

My favorite character was curly. Curly died. My new favorite character was John Thornton. He died. This book is weird and violent and is masculinity at it worst. Enough said.15

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Kitty5 star

I love this book it is so good and it is mostly about buck55


Great!5 star

Don’t listen to all these hateful comments about this book. If you appreciate good novels and pure literature then this is definitely the book for you.55

Come on:)

Wow5 star

This book is great. It tugs on all your emotions. I wanted to give it 4 stars because of the abuse which was detailed but I guess that’s what you sign up for when reading a time piece like this.55

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