Call of The Wild

Author- Jack London

Summary

This story is mainly about a sled dog team in the California gold rush. London's main character in the story is the dog named Buck. Buck later runs off and runs with packs of wolves. Buck the dog later becomes the leader of a pack of wolves and learns survival on his own.

Themes/Characters

The main theme of the book is survival. When Buck steps off the ship in the Yukon north he watches his friend Curly die of other dogs attacking him. John Thornton is his final master, Thornton saves buck from dieing and gains bucks loyalty. Spitz is a devil dog who does not like Buck, Spitz tries to kill Buck.