The Call of the Wild by Jack London

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The plot concerns a previously domesticated and even somewhat pampered dog named Buck, whose primordial instincts return after a series of events finds him serving as a sled dog in the treacherous, frigid Yukon during the days of the 19th-century Klondike Gold Rushes in which sled dogs were bought at generous prices.

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The 217th greatest fiction book of all time


This book is on the following lists:

  1. - 9th on The Celebrity Reading List (Gardiner Public Library)
  2. - 33rd on Radcliffe's 100 Best Novels (Radcliffe Publishing Course)
  3. - 38th on The 100 Greatest Novels of All Time: The List (The Observer)
  4. - 42nd on Koen Book Distributors Top 100 Books of the Past Century (themodernnovel.com)
  5. - 88th on The Modern Library | 100 Best Novels (Modern Library)
  6. - Best Books Ever (bookdepository.com)
  7. - 100 Best Novels Written in English (The Guardian)
  8. - The College Board: 101 Great Books Recommended for College-Bound Readers (http://www.uhlibrary.net/pdf/college_board_recommended_books.pdf)
  9. - The 80 Books Every Man Should Read (Esquire)
  10. - The 100 Greatest American Novels, 1893 – 1993 (Jeff O'Neal at Bookriot.com)
  11. - The Book of Great Books: A Guide to 100 World Classics (Book)
  12. - From Zero to Well-Read in 100 Books (Jeff O'Neal at Bookriot.com)

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