The Call of the Wild by Jack London

The Call of the Wild

Jack London

172 pages first pub 1903 (editions)

fiction classics adventurous emotional medium-paced

Description

The adventures of an unusual dog, part St. Bernard, part Scotch shepherd, that is forcibly taken to the Klondike gold fields where he eventually becomes the leader of a wolf pack.

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Moods

adventurous 90%
emotional 47%
sad 38%
dark 32%
tense 30%
reflective 21%
inspiring 17%
challenging 15%
hopeful 9%
informative 4%
lighthearted 2%
mysterious 2%
relaxing 1%

Pace

medium 45%
fast 41%
slow 12%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 53% | A mix: 29% | Plot: 15%

Strong character development?

Yes: 77% | It's complicated: 13% | No: 7% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 55% | It's complicated: 28% | No: 13% | N/A: 2%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 40% | Yes: 26% | It's complicated: 22% | N/A: 9%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 44% | It's complicated: 25% | Yes: 23% | N/A: 6%

Average rating

3.58

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