The Call of the Wild and the White Fang
Two great American classics by Jack London in one volume The Call of the Wild (1903)and;White Fang (1906) are two classic American adventure novels depicting the evolution of two dogs in the wild. The novels are in fact mirror images of one another, as Call of the Wild depicts Buck's journey from domestic to wild dog, while White Fangrecounts White Fang's transformation from wild beast to domestic companion. Both convey powerful themes of redemption and survival that continue to affect readers even today. This elegantly designed clothbound edition features an elastic closure and a new introduction.
Jack London (1876-1916) was an American novelist and journalist best known for his novelsWhite Fang, The Call of the Wild, The Sea Wolf, and his semi-autobiographical Martin Eden.London was also an active socialist, and was frequently sought after to deliver lectures on the subject. As a short story author he was also quite successful, having written hundreds of short stories in addition to his fifty fiction and nonfiction novels.