The Call of the Wild

The Call of the Wild Summary

Living the lazy and luxurious life of a pet, Buck could not know that gold was discovered in Alaska, nor that this discovery would forever change his life. Stolen from his master and sold for a quick profit, Buck is shipped up to the Arctic to live among the hardened ranks of the sled dogs, led by the short-tempered and violent alpha Spitz. Fighting to survive against an unforgiving climate and pack rivalries, Buck slowly leaves his domesticated life behind and embraces the wild.

Book Reviews


Great book - some strange parts4 star

This was, overall, a great book. I liked how descriptive it was about Buck, the main character’s point of view. I don’t often see that in books. However, it was quite gory and violent, so I wouldn’t recommend it to people who feel unease at that subject. If you don’t mind that sort of thing and like to read about animals dominating, I would tell you to read this. Note- It might be better to read this if you are over 12. It has some strange wording that’s weird to read about.45


I’m the most interesting reviewer5 star

Horrible...Didn’t even read it...I’m going to give it Five Stars! :p55


So bad1 star

Couldn’t understand the story pointless book way to much death and blood. The good reviews don’t even give proof why it is good I mean you need proof and facts to know how good the book is. In conclusion this book has no point in buying except for your middle school book report. No value, bad buy, bad book.15


All u haters better watch the movie5 star

Have u watched it yet?55

marshmellow walker

I watched the movie!5 star

I loved the book55


It’s okay3 star

This book is kind of brutal, but I think it is good. Not for anyone under thirteen though.35


Mediocre1 star

The Call of the Wild is a low quality and unentertaining piece of literature. I truly and deeply regret spending four hours of my life reading this. The only parts that were relatively decent were the descriptions of the call from the forest and Buck’s connection with John. Now, I do have to say, this book brought me to tears on multiple occasions. However, not for the emotion and brilliance of the writing, but because every page was so dreadful, it was physically painful to read. I kept hoping that the next chapter would bring something better, but this was a slap in the face. Though it is original to tell a story from the point of view of a dog, concepts in the books were unnecessarily repeated, just bringing me to a place of deeper, utter boredom. I am completely honest when I say I would’ve rather banged by head against a wall than read this book. Well, I mean, every chapter break I was pretty much already doing this. My advice to you, is that if your reading this for fun, you might as well stop right here as you won’t find fun in this embarrassment of a novel. And if your reading this for school, do yourself a favor and get Cliff Notes, an audiobook, and some antidepressants, because I can assure you, you’ll need it. Good luck.15


This book trash this book doo doo1 star

What do you mean brother what are you talking about. this game trash. COME HERE BOYYY>GIVE ME THEM TOES. 360 OOGGA BOOGA BOOGA.15


Great Read5 star

Great book to read, enjoyed it thoroughly55


Trash1 star

This was one of the worst books I’ve ever read!15

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