''The call of the wild'' is a touching novel about a great friendship between a dog and a human. The novel follows up the life of the dog Buck since he lived in sunny California all the way until the day he was kidnapped and taken … [Read more...] about The Call of the Wild
Jack London was born in 1876. in San Francisco. His full name was John Griffith London. He was an American writer famous by the fact that he never finished school.
In his youth he had a lot of different jobs such as a sailor, ice deliverer and he was even a gold hunter. His great passion were journeys.
He studied Marx, Darwin and Nietzsche and dreamed about a revolution. He worked as a war informer during the Japanese – Russian war.
After he got sick he moved back to Oakland and he died in 1916 in Glen Ellen.
He was rebellious, had a strong personality and never settled with the circumstances he lived in. He always tried to overcome them with the power of will.
He wrote novels, stories and he published about 50 books.
His most famous works are ‘’The sea wolf’ , ‘’White fang’’, ‘’The Valley of the Moon’’, ‘’The iron heel’’, ‘’A sun of the sun’’ and many more.