Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Five books about dogs

At the Independent Alice-Azania Jarvis compiled a brief reading list on dogs.

The title on the list under "classic:"
'The Call of the Wild' by Jack London

Jack London's 1903 classic is a moving tale of a canine hero. Buck is born into a luxurious lifestyle, but finds his animal instincts returning when he is sold as a sledge dog in the Klondike Gold Rush.
Read about the other books on the list.

The Call of the Wild is one of Charlie English's top ten snow books and one of Thomas Bloor's top ten tales of metamorphosis. It appears on John Mullan's list of ten of the best wolves in literature.

--Marshal Zeringue