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For well over twenty-five years we have been making great literature available at a price that all can afford. It all began back in 1992 when we created the £1 classic paperback and ever since then we have stuck to one simple principle: to produce the best quality books that we can at the lowest possible price.
 
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THE CALL OF THE WILD by Jack London

Another week, another adaptation of a classic. With The Call of the Wild being released in cinemas this week, David Stuart Davies looks at Jack London's popular classic. Read his blog here

About the bookThe Call of the Wild is a world famous animal story. Set in Alaska during the Klondike Gold Rush of the late 1890s, it is about Buck, the magnificent cross-bred offspring of a St Bernard and a Scottish Collie. Stolen from his pampered life on a Californian estate and shipped to the Klondike to work as a sledge dog, he triumphs over his circumstances and becomes the leader of a wolf pack. The story records the 'decivilisation' of Buck as he answers 'the call of the wild', an inherent memory of primeval origins to which he instinctively responds.


ISBN: 9781840220261 R.R.P. £2.50

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